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Category: Resource Efficiency

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Global umpire hands Australia a red card for energy efficiency

Global umpire hands Australia a red card for energy efficiency

It’s Australia’s ranking near the bottom of a global league table on energy efficiency that should be keeping us awake at night.

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Carnegie and Tag Pacific to merge EMC and MPower

Carnegie and Tag Pacific to merge EMC and MPower

Carnegie and Tag Pacific to merge EMC and MPower to create leading regional renewables, storage and microgrid specialist.

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Electricity from concrete? Australian company claims breakthrough

Electricity from concrete? Australian company claims breakthrough

Talga Resources claims breakthrough in production of conductive concrete, which could play role in wireless charging of EVs.

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SolarEdge introduces free web-based design tool

SolarEdge introduces free web-based design tool

The new web-based tool with an intuitive graphical interface helps installers lower PV design costs and increase conversion rates by creating compelling customer proposals.

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Water from thin air, powered by the sun: US tech to be trialled in Australia

Water from thin air, powered by the sun: US tech to be trialled in Australia

US technology that can harvest drinking water from the air using solar power to be trialled around Australia, with backing from ARENA.

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South Korean steel giant takes stake in Pilbara lithium miner

South Korean steel giant takes stake in Pilbara lithium miner

South Korean steel giant POSCO signs lithium off-take and downstream processing deal with ASX listed miner Pilbara Minerals.

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Energy efficiency market report: A "spectacular" start to 2018

Energy efficiency market report: A “spectacular” start to 2018

Having brought 2017 to a close on a comparatively stable note, the VEEC market began 2018 in a far more spectacular fashion. ESC market has also started in a positive frame of mind.

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The further unravelling of Adani’s Carmichael coal project

The further unravelling of Adani’s Carmichael coal project

Another indication, amongst many, of the global transition away from coal.

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Plug and play on the way for renewable connections

Plug and play on the way for renewable connections

A more consumer friendly approach to connect renewables to the grid is the ambition of the new suite of guidelines being developed by Energy Networks Australia.

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Consumers short-changed by Liddell closure plans

Consumers short-changed by Liddell closure plans

Consumers should be doing a lot better out of the closure of Liddell – and the inevitable closure of other coal generators. But they need governments to act to encourage the efficient use of energy.

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100% renewables with pumped hydro would use 1/4 the water of coal and gas

100% renewables with pumped hydro would use 1/4 the water of coal and gas

ANU’s Andrew Blakers says switching Australia to 100% solar, wind, pumped hydro energy storage would cut water use by a factor of four.