Efficiency and renewables

A blooming success story

25 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Trina Solar

Due to a requirement for precise temperature control across a range of cool rooms, energy is one of the major overheads at the Aker Flowerbulbs farm located in the rich volcanic soil of Silvan in Victoria's Dandenong Ranges.

UTS issues large-scale renewable RFPs

25 July, 2017 by

The University of Technology Sydney is canvassing proposals to secure enough renewable energy to fully offset the energy use of buildings developed under the university's $1.3bn City Campus Master Plan Program.

New street lighting guidelines released

21 July, 2017 by

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) has released two new street lighting guidelines — the Model LED Public Lighting Specification and the Model Public Lighting Controls Specification.

Redflow announces capital raising following strategic review

17 July, 2017 by

Australian battery company Redflow has announced a $14.5 million capital raising to meet the rising demand for batteries.

Philips buys traceable renewable power in Dubai

11 July, 2017 by

Philips Lighting has announced the purchase of traceable renewable electricity from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA's) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. 

SA to get world's biggest Li-ion battery

10 July, 2017 by

A deal between the South Australian government, American automaker, energy storage and solar panel company Tesla and French renewable energy company Neoen will see South Australia get the world's largest lithium-ion battery.

Lighting up a multipurpose stadium

07 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Philips Lighting Pty Ltd

The new 60,000-seat Perth Stadium, set to open in early 2018, will feature more than 15,000 controllable LED light fittings.

Redback in NZ virtual power plant trial

05 July, 2017 by

Redback Technologies has been selected by Contact Energy, one of New Zealand's leading energy generators and retailers, to participate in a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) trial in Wellington.

Gerard Lighting launches new specifier website

03 July, 2017 by

Gerard Lighting has launched its new specifier website bringing all its professional brands and products under one digital roof.

ABB UNO-DM-PLUS series single-phase inverter

01 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB UNO-DM-PLUS series single-phase inverter delivers an easy and efficient solution for domestic solar installations.

University-corporate partnership to develop batteries for renewables

28 June, 2017 by

UNSW, University of Queensland and Printed Energy have teamed up to develop ultrathin, flexible screen-printed batteries for cheap portable devices and intermittent renewable energy.

NZ's Vector to deploy battery storage solution in NT

23 June, 2017 by

New Zealand electricity and gas distribution company Vector has won a contract to supply the Territory Generation Alice Springs Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project.

Battery storage — installation guidance for contractors

21 June, 2017 by EnergySafety WA | Supplied by: EnergySafety WA

The battery energy storage installations are rising and it's important for contractors to be mindful of the safety issues associated with the storage systems.

Office products supplier invests $1m in solar energy farms

20 June, 2017 by

COS, a privately owned office products supplier, has invested $1 million in the installation of over 1500 solar panels at its facilities. 

Lyon announces $660m solar project, launches battery storage tender

20 June, 2017 by

Lyon Group has launched a new $660 million solar storage project in Nowingi in north-west Victoria.

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