Solar cooks in remote QLD communities

A Queensland-based startup is combining recycled laptop batteries and waste products including old cooking oil tins to create solar-powered kits that provide off-grid electricity access in remote communities. Powerwells, which has developed a solar-powered battery...

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Labor States keep the National Energy Guarantee in play but withhold agreement

The Labor States have kept the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) alive but withheld the in-principle support the federal government had originally hoped to extract from Friday’s meeting of the COAG Energy Council. The next stage in the NEG battle is the Coalition...

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Hydrogen on the horizon

Australia is a step closer to a new hydrogen production and export industry following the CSIRO’s successful refuelling of two fuel cell vehicles. CSIRO chief executive Larry Marshall was one of the first to ride in the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Nexo vehicles powered...

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Fairtrade renewable energy: shedding light on clean energy’s dirty secret

The world is coming together on renewable energy. Trust in technology such as solar and wind power generation is increasingly reflected in the investment it receives from governments around the globe. In the UK, fairness to the consumer and affordability are at centre...

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CEFC releases their end of financial year report

The CEFC have released their end of year financial report, and have set new records in the number and value of investment commitments in 2017-18, delivering a heightened focus on some of the nation’s toughest emissions challenges through our support for innovative...

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Position Partners and Vermeer Australia join forces to create semi-autonomous pile driving solution for Australian solar farms

Intelligent positioning solutions provider Position Partners has teamed up with heavy machinery manufacturer Vermeer Australia, to streamline pile driving applications in the solar industry. The amount of posts required for a solar farm varies greatly, from a few...

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AEMO’s ‘cohesive’ energy plan falls short because it omits two key economic facts

The Integrated System Plan, unveiled this week by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), has been billed as a cohesive energy plan for Australia. In reality, it falls seriously short. Australia needs to accelerate its energy transition and give businesses and...

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Everyday Australians investing in renewables

New research from UTS Institute of Sustainable Futures (ISF) and superannuation funds manager Future Super has found that 7.7% of Australia’s retirement savings could fund 100% renewable power by 2030. According to the report titled Supercharging Australia’s Clean...

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AEMO releases inaugural Integrated System Plan for the National Electricity Market.

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has released the inaugural Integrated System Plan (ISP) – a comprehensive evaluation of the likely changes that will be occurring over the next 20 years across the National Electricity Market (NEM). The ISP builds on the...

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