Australia’s first grid-connected solar power project with cloud predicting technology launched at Karratha Airport, WA, in bid to smooth solar supply.
Category: Resource Efficiency
Negative resource trends, climate change and rising energy demand mean we urgently need to find a new approach to electricity supply. How can we speed up the process?
It’s been said necessity is the mother of invention. Climate change and water scarcity are certainly giving cleantech companies something to think about.
ATC15 semi-finalists include home grown smart grid energy management systems, portable solar systems, and advanced solar inverters.
AGL Energy has partnered with Air Liquide to add CO2 capture to its SA Torrens Island gas plant, to capture and purify up to 50,000t of CO2 a year.
Edison Awards names Australian start-up as a finalist, for its innovative technology that converts converts old tyres into saleable carbon, oil and steel.
Energy from waste should not cannibalise recycling but – as a direct alternative to landfill and as a source of energy – it has huge potential.
Construction to begin on $150m expansion of Sundrop Farms’ Port Augusta solar thermal greenhouse, that will use sun and sea water to grow tomatoes.
Climate Council report says NSW and Victoria gone “from leaders to laggards” in Australian renewables race. Thank goodness for South Australia!
‘Network opportunity maps’ to highlight areas where demand management and renewables can address electricity constraint, rather than more poles and wires.
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.