Efficiency and renewables

Improving Australia's energy efficiency

24 June, 2020

Australia's untapped energy efficiency potential has been illustrated in a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Which solar panels are the most effective?

11 June, 2020

New research suggests that double-sided solar panels that can follow the sun are both the most energy and cost effective.

Smart windows that reduce energy consumption

02 June, 2020

Windows that can change colours depending on humidity — and without the need for electricity — are being developed by researchers.

Brilliant Backlit LED panels

01 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Brilliant Lighting (Aust) Pty Ltd

Brilliant Backlit LED panels are low maintenance and offer practical lighting for offices, education facilities, as well as commercial and residential settings.

Next-gen solar cells pass international test standards

26 May, 2020

A new generation of solar cells that pass international tests for heat and humidity has been developed by Australian researchers.

Solar panels provided in bushfire relief effort

20 May, 2020

Communities affected by the bushfires earlier in 2020 will receive solar panels as part of their rebuilding process.

Next-gen solar designed to take the heat

13 May, 2020

A next-generation solar cell that can maintain efficiency in the heat has been developed by engineers at Iowa State University.

Organic LEDs: the lighting of the future?

06 May, 2020

Material that could be used to create organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) is currently under investigation by a team of researchers.

Saving energy with solar chimneys

05 May, 2020

A solar chimney that is optimised for energy saving and fire safety has been designed by researchers at RMIT University.

TST TSS grommet for LED lights

27 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The TSS grommet for LED lights by TST is designed for manufacturers of luminaires. It has an attractive design, useful features and flexibility.

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.

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