A large power station in NSW recently finalised an agreement with Maser Communications to supply LEDpak and SafeSite industrial LED lighting fixtures, manufactured by Dialight, to fit out their power station on a progressive basis for all future general area and task lighting applications.
Public consultation sessions have been scheduled in Canberra on the proposed ACT solar power facility.
Presentations at a recent Energy Harvesting conference suggest that a number of innovative means to harvest energy to provide alternate electrical energy sources could become a reality in the near future.
A transparent thin film barrier, currently used to protect flat panel TVs from moisture, could become the basis for flexible solar panels in the future that would be installed on roofs like shingles.
A centre to study new solar materials by combining predictive theory with experiment is being established in the US to drive innovation in alternative energy sources.
An invention by Latrobe University's Centre for Technology Infusion that enables energy users to monitor and mange their electricity consumption has been listed as a finalist in the Innovic International Next Big Thing Awards.
Tandberg presents 10 ways to help reduce carbon emissions by deploying videoconferencing.
At the most recent COAG meeting, the federal government's renewable energy target scheme, which could boost Australia's investment in renewable energy by $20 billion, was endorsed by the council.
The government's solar energy rebate scheme has been instrumental in thousands of residential solar energy systems being installed over the past year, but its impending close is expected to accelerate the uptake of these systems in the coming months.
Canberra continues to lead the nation in greening the built environment with the announcement of a $2 million program to ‘green’ existing office buildings.
Philips showcased a series of OLED-based lighting concepts that point to the future directions of energy-efficient and interactive lighting.
A national research initiative to establish an advanced electricity distribution network in Australia has announced a plan to meet the twin challenges of reducing carbon emissions and reining in rising power costs.