Five Victorian train stations built or upgraded for state government’s Regional Rail Link project use 100+ solar panels to provide power and hot water.
Category: Resource Efficiency
Property developer Stockland has launched Australia’s first green bond from a company – a $431 million issuance to raise funds for green building projects.
SunEdison says polysilicon breakthrough will slash costs of module production, and enable solar power to become the lowest cost energy solution.
Review of ACT’s Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme finds it cuts equivalent of 237,908 tonnes of CO2, saves participating households $1,600.
Inspired by nature, a circular economy aspires not merely to limit waste but to eliminate the very idea of waste: Everything, at the end of its life, should be made into something else.
ACT government releases framework for carbon neutrality in own operations by 2020, ahead of plans for whole of Canberra to be carbon neutral by 2060.
Having failed to support manufacturing, Victoria is now discouraging two of the fastest growing new industries – renewable energy and energy efficiency.
New study finds that 80% of Australian companies have no green policy in place and don’t care enough to recycle waste when possible.
Japan has nine times Germany’s renewable energy resources, but produces nine times less electricity from renewables. That’s because Japan’s government allows utility monopolies to protect their profits by blocking competitors.