Sydney forced to shelve Cogent trigen plans, but still aims to use the technology, along with renewables, to take the City off grid by 2030.
Category: Smart Buildings
Brazil has inaugurated the first of many solar-powered stadiums built for next year’s World Cup tournament, showcasing its impressive rooftop solar array.
IEA report identifies significant potential to cut energy use in the global building sector and achieve deep carbon emission reductions.
Australia has an opportunity to lead the world in green city innovation, according to European industrial giant Siemens. Our cities have all the right ingredients – crowded, congested, and with ageing infrastructure. But are we capable of making smart decisions?
City of Sydney approves its first Environmental Upgrade Agreement to fund an energy efficient trigeneration plant at the Central Park development.
Bankmecu to offer 20-year financing for environmental upgrades for dirty and ‘sick’ office buildings – one of the biggest sources of carbon emissions.
Oxford Photovoltaics, which makes colorful PV glass for skyscrapers to help them generate their own electricity, has had a big boost in investment funding.
Fixing the planet’s big problems means more than a change in lifestyle. It means scrapping economic growth, and most of the values driving Western culture.
The health of our buildings could be the missing stepping stone to a cleaner future.
Report estimates $2.5bn in savings if Vic govt delivers on home energy efficiency; Geodynamics completes drilling at Habanero.