AUSTRALIA

Australian is set to be the world's biggest battery storage market

Australian is set to be the world's biggest battery storage market

A new report released by industry analysts SunWiz has updated the estimates of installed solar storage in Australia, highlighting that our market and installed capacity grew by more than 13 times in 2016 to 6750 systems for the year, with that number...

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Dear minister, there's $100M right there for the taking

Dear minister, there's $100M right there for the taking

Following the NSW cabinet reshuffle that included a new Environment Minister, it now appears a number of proposed changes have stalled and issues that should be prioritised have fallen off the radar.

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Crossbench senators slammed for changes to ABCC legislation

Crossbench senators slammed for changes to ABCC legislation

The union that represents electrical professionals in the power and construction industries has slammed the decision of key crossbench senators to pass an amendment to the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) legislation.

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Full steam ahead for new waste council

Full steam ahead for new waste council

A new body - the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) - has officially formed following the first meeting of its executive in Sydney this week. It will be led by waste veteran Max Spedding.

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A fine solution

A fine solution

At the end of last year, the NSW EPA said construction and demolition recycling rates across the state had, for the first time, gone backwards. One company however, is increasing its tonnages and with its eye fixed firmly on the future, it has embarked...

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The anatomy of an energy crisis (Part 1)

The anatomy of an energy crisis (Part 1)

What energy crisis? Who could forget the energy "crises" that affected electricity supply across south-eastern Australia last year.

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Hedging energy contracting risks in 2017 with corporate renewable PPAs

Hedging energy contracting risks in 2017 with corporate renewable PPAs

For large energy users, energy management in recent times has become fraught with risk.

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And the six finalists are...

And the six finalists are...

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has announced the finalists for the 2017 Australian Landfill and Transfer Stations Innovation and Excellence Awards.

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Waste transporters under scrutiny

Waste transporters under scrutiny

EPA Victoria and VicRoads have commenced joint operations across the state, targeting waste transporters to ensure their vehicles are roadworthy and comply with waste transport laws.

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CSIRO and Celestino launch first Urban Living Lab in Western Sydney

CSIRO and Celestino launch first Urban Living Lab in Western Sydney

CSIRO has partnered with developer Celestino to launch a new research initiative - the first operational Urban Living Lab, situated at the proposed $5 billion, 28-hectare Sydney Science Park in Western Sydney, and aims to drive the development, transformation...

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