Efficiency and renewables

Lighting class LED

09 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Cutter Electronics

The XLamp XP-G LED, manufactured by Cree, is the latest addition to the XLamp lighting-class LED family.


Reducing energy consumption at a large power station

09 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Maser Communications

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.


Floodlights with glare control

08 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Eye Lighting Australia Pty Ltd

The Horo series high-efficiency floodlights are available with broad and narrow distribution reflectors and a range of high-output (1-2 kW) lamp options.


LED driver

08 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Soanar Limited

The RCD series constant current LED drivers, manufactured by Recom, have been extended to provide up to 1200 mA to power the next generation of high-brightness LEDs.


Public comment sought on proposed ACT solar power facility

18 June, 2009

Public consultation sessions have been scheduled in Canberra on the proposed ACT solar power facility.


Energy harvesting market outlook

12 June, 2009

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.


Major development in solar power rooftop energy source

11 June, 2009

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.


Energy Frontier Research Centre established

04 June, 2009

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.


Australian invention for smart energy use

02 June, 2009

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.


Ten tips to reduce carbon emissions using videoconferencing

22 May, 2009

Tandberg presents 10 ways to help reduce carbon emissions by deploying videoconferencing.


Australian government bill on green jobs and technology

21 May, 2009

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.


New solar panel surge expected as rebates close and new round of installations begins

19 May, 2009

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.


Program to ‘green’ existing commercial buildings in ACT

07 May, 2009

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 presents OLED interactive lighting concepts

06 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Signify

Philips showcased a series of OLED-based lighting concepts that point to the future directions of energy-efficient and interactive lighting.


New local energy blueprint aims to head off power crisis

20 April, 2009

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.


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