Efficiency and renewables

Could ultraviolet LEDs help fight COVID-19?

23 April, 2020

Ultraviolet LEDs that can decontaminate surfaces from COVID-19 infection are currently being developed by researchers.

New chemical compound for solar panel creation

22 April, 2020

Renewable energy potential has been boosted by the creation of a new chemical compound by researchers at West Virginia University.

Designing climate-resilient energy systems

09 April, 2020

An optimisation methodology for designing energy systems that are resilient to climate changes and variability has been developed by scientists.

Funding for renewable energy start-ups

09 April, 2020

Renewable energy start-ups will receive federal government funding to help get them off the ground.

Environmental protection with sustainable lighting

02 April, 2020 | Supplied by: R. STAHL Australia Pty Ltd

Greater emphasis is now being placed on ecological aspects when planning and installing lighting systems for industrial plants.

ENSA SSL-B Series solar battery power systems with integrated LED lighting

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: RhinoCo Technology

The ENSA SSL-B Series comprises professional solar battery power systems with integrated LED lighting that are suitable for wherever main power access is not possible or is inconvenient.

Lights that can kill viruses

26 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Brightgreen Pty Ltd

Germicidal lights UV-C are currently being created by Brightgreen in an effort to kill off the COVID-19 virus.

Smart data hub opens up renewable energy potential

25 March, 2020 by Amy Steed

A consumer-facing energy data hub is under development by Wattwatchers, aiming to provide better visibility for energy use in the home.

Developing standards for ocean energy and smart cities

25 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Water covers 70% of Earth's surface but currently remains underutilised as a source of energy.

REC Alpha series 60-cell solar panel

17 March, 2020 | Supplied by: REC Group

The REC Alpha Series 60-cell solar panel is designed to reach 380 W-peak power and deliver over 20% more power from the same area and the same number of panels.

Indoor lights could soon power smart devices

11 March, 2020

A new type of indoor solar cell that harvests indoor lighting froms lamps and LEDs is being developed for use in smart connected devices.

How a battery storage system can stabilise the grid

05 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Aurecon Pty Ltd

A report that analyses the performance of one of the world's largest lithium-ion battery energy storage systems has just been released by Aurecon.

Calculator can predict solar power bills

28 February, 2020

Australians looking to switch to solar/battery power can now use a calculator to predict what their next four energy bills will cost.

Is water the solution for renewable energy storage?

27 February, 2020

A new study has suggested that seasonally pumped hydropower storage (SPHS) could be the answer for storing renewable energy over the long term.

Renewable hydrogen to boost energy networks

25 February, 2020

Funding of $1.28 million will be provided by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) for the new Australian Hydrogen Centre (AHC).

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