Efficiency and renewables

Willoughby Council to slash emissions and costs

05 December, 2018

Willoughby City Council has announced it will replace 1799 streetlights with LED lights and signed a 12-year renewable energy agreement.

Magellan Power supplies energy storage for Onslow Power project

03 December, 2018 | Supplied by: Magellan Power

Magellan Power's utility-scale battery storage system has helped increase the efficiency of the power station in the Western Australian town of Onslow.

Redflow batteries to power two children's centres

30 November, 2018

Redflow has signed an agreement to supply 32 zinc-bromine flow batteries to two children's centres in Melbourne, helping them save about $140,000 in annual energy costs.

Siemens to deliver synchronous condenser at Vic solar farm

28 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

When operational, the unit will play a crucial role in strengthening and stabilising the electricity grid that will connect to TOTAL-Eren's Kiamal solar farm in Victoria.

Labor's energy policy offers $2000 battery rebates

26 November, 2018 by Nichola Murphy

The Labor Government will offer 100,000 households on annual incomes of less than $180,000 a rebate of up to $2000 to install residential battery systems.

Four finalists for network innovation award

21 November, 2018

Essential Energy, Evoenergy, Jemena and TasNetworks have been announced by Energy Networks Australia as the four finalists for the 2018 Industry Innovation Award.

US$3m cooling technology competition launched

16 November, 2018

The Global Cooling Prize is encouraging innovators to develop technology with a climate impact that is at least five times less than today's standard room air conditioner units.

UQ receives $1.5m gift for e-mobility research

09 November, 2018

The $1.5 million gift from the Trevor and Judith St Baker Family Foundation will help position Brisbane at the forefront of EV charging technology and manufacturing.

September set solar records in Australia

06 November, 2018

10.1 GW of installed solar and more than 725 MW of total new solar capacity was registered in September, according to the Australian Photovoltaic Institute.

Powering the future for Australian sustainable transport

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has been selected by Chargefox as a key technology partner and supplier for its ultrarapid charging network.

ABB EVLunic AC wallbox charging station

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB EVLunic AC wallbox provides a high-quality, cost-effective electric vehicle charging point.

Sydney community encouraged to invest in solar beer

29 October, 2018

Members of the local community who help fund the solar project at microbrewery 4 Pines could be offered up to an 8% return on their investment.

High-speed EV charging network comes to Australia

26 October, 2018

Chargefox plans to roll out 21 EV charging sites by 2020 to reduce charging times and limit the issue of range anxiety.

Microgrid trial to run university on 100% renewables

24 October, 2018

Monash University has partnered with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and Indra Australia to trial a microgrid at its Clayton campus.

ARENA supports online renewable energy marketplace

17 October, 2018

ARENA will help fund Australia's first Business Renewables Centre, designed to encourage businesses to invest in renewable energy and reduce high power bills.

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