Efficiency and renewables

Funding to fix unstable energy grids

24 July, 2020

A study that will explore how to manage unstable and weak parts of the electricity grid has just received funding from ARENA.

IMEON ENERGY LED smart lighting for solar inverters

21 July, 2020 | Supplied by: IMEON ENERGY

IMEON ENERGY LED smart lighting can be installed on solar inverters, allowing the inverters to interact with smart lights from the Philips Hue range of products.

Electrical vehicle-to-grid trial held in ACT

15 July, 2020

One of the largest electric vehicle (EV) vehicle-to-grid (V2G) trials in the world is about to be held in Canberra.

Will COVID-19 damage renewable energy investment?

09 July, 2020

The economic downturn triggered by the global COVID-19 pandemic could have negative consequences for long-term investment in clean energy.

100% green power for City of Sydney

07 July, 2020

The City of Sydney will be 100% powered by renewable energy from July 2020.

Increasing a home's energy rating off the plan

01 July, 2020 by Andrew Spence

Software that uses artificial intelligence to analyse building designs to maximise energy efficiency prior to construction is being launched.

Successful trial of virus-killing lights

30 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Brightgreen Pty Ltd

UV-C ceiling lights that have the capacity to disinfect surfaces were successfully trialled last week.

Why should you choose a DC grid for your vessel?

30 June, 2020 by Carlo Cecchi, Director, Business Development, Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch

As the world seeks greener sources of power, around 80% of vessels in the future are expected to be fully electric or powered by hybrid systems.

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.

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