Sustainability

Smart cities maturity still key to unlocking advancement

27 August, 2018

Spending on smart city technology is expected to reach US$135 billion by 2021, says analyst IDC. But if you think smart cities are all about tech, think again.


South Australian graphite deployed in full-cell Li-ion batteries

24 August, 2018

Archer Exploration has collaborated with UNSW on the development of full-cell lithium-ion batteries, made with graphite mined from Campoona, South Australia.


ABB and Xylem make Fortune magazine's Change the World list

23 August, 2018

ABB and Xylem made the top 10 companies on Fortune magazine's 2018 Change the World list due to their positive impact on the environment.


IoT experts set to assemble in Sydney

23 August, 2018

Australian and international Internet of Things (IoT) experts will gather at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) next month at IoT Impact 2018.


International energy management standard updated

22 August, 2018

ISO 50001, the flagship international standard for improving energy performance, has been updated for the first time since its launch in 2011.


Smart Cities Week is just two months away

22 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Smart Cities Week will be held at the Hilton Sydney from 29–31 October 2018, where it will seek to showcase the world's most dynamic smart cities market.


Energy-efficient supercomputer on the way for NREL

20 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HPE is building a new supercomputer for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, said to be more energy efficient and more powerful than the current system.


Automotive parts supplier wins ABA100 Sustainability Award

15 August, 2018

ACM Parts was awarded for the development and implementation of an end-of-life vehicle sustainability program to decrease the volume of waste released to landfill.


National Energy Guarantee endorsed by Coalition

14 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The Coalition party room has approved Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's plan for a National Energy Guarantee, following a debate that lasted almost two and a half hours.


Responsible investments hit a major milestone Down Under

13 August, 2018

Environmental, social, corporate governance and ethics considerations now sit alongside financial as critical components informing the decisions of Australian investors.


Industry and education join forces to prepare workforce of the future

10 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

A new partnership with Siemens and Swinburne University is set to encourage innovation and prepare the workforce for the digital transformation of industry.


State support not yet secured for National Energy Guarantee

10 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

State and territory governments have called for more detailed legislation with more conditions before they agree to the proposed National Energy Guarantee.


Solar and other alternative energy sources gain ground in Vic

09 August, 2018

Victorian consumers are showing an increasing interest in adding alternative energy sources to their lives.


Businesses benefit from combining PPAs with demand response

07 August, 2018

ISF evaluated the electricity consumption of three businesses to determine the financial savings provided by combining demand response with corporate renewable PPAs.


WA apartment building offers peer-to-peer power trading

02 August, 2018

A sustainable apartment project in White Gum Valley, Western Australia, enables residents to trade renewable energy with their neighbours.


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