Efficiency and renewables

Industry raises concerns about draft construction code

23 July, 2018

NECA, Lighting Council Australia and other industry associations have expressed concerns about the new draft National Construction Code.


New battery recycling industry could help tackle waste — CSIRO

20 July, 2018

Only 2% of Australia's annual 33,000 tonnes of lithium-ion battery waste is recycled.


Blue light and its impact on health and road safety

20 July, 2018

The 6th Annual Australian Smart Lighting Summit is releasing a series of informative short videos that highlight key industry developments.


Lighting upgrade for WA netball courts

19 July, 2018 | Supplied by: GLG

Kingsway Sporting Complex in Madeley, Western Australia, has upgraded lighting at its 30 netball courts.


Electrical safety guide for battery systems

16 July, 2018

The CEC, the AI Group, the Smart Energy Council, CSIRO and the Consumer Electronics Suppliers Association have developed a new best practice electrical safety guide for battery systems.


Monash joins Telstra-led energy buying group

09 July, 2018

Monash University has joined a Telstra-led consortium to buy the rights to both electricity and large-scale renewable energy certificates (RECs) generated by the Murra Wind Farm in West Victoria.


Weidmuller Transclinic 16i+ 1k5 string monitoring device

06 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Weidmuller Pty Ltd

The Transclinic 16i+ 1k5 string monitoring device enables the monitoring of voltage and current within a photovoltaic system with the DC string up to 1500 V.


NSW — opportunities for utility-scale battery storage

29 June, 2018

Utility-scale battery storage has the potential to provide numerous opportunities in demand management, network support, generation support, ancillary services, market trading and strengthening the NSW economy. 


Signify Philips MyCare LED bulb

29 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Signify

The Signify Philips MyCare LED bulb features Interlaced Optics technology to enhance eye comfort.


ABB PVS-100/120 three-phase string inverter

28 June, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB PVS-100/120 range of cloud-connected, three-phase string inverter solutions is suitable for both large-scale commercial, industrial ground-mounted and rooftop applications.


Riverland farmers diversify with solar

28 June, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Rural Australia has been hit by successive droughts and poor crop prices, with many struggling to earn a living.


Smart solar solution to charge mobile devices

22 June, 2018

QUT students have designed a light, modern solar solution to enable students to charge their mobile devices under the sun on campus.


Canola plant switches to bioenergy

21 June, 2018

MSM Milling, an Australian oilseed crushing, refining and packaging company, is switching to bioenergy.


Australians install 3 million renewable energy systems

21 June, 2018

Australian homes and small businesses have now installed more than 3 million small-scale renewable energy systems.


Emergency lighting battery recycling program relaunched

19 June, 2018

Lighting Council Australia will relaunch Exitcycle, an industry-led battery recycling initiative.


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