AUSTRALIA

NERA fostering new innovators within the energy resources sector

NERA fostering new innovators within the energy resources sector

NERA (National Energy Resources Australia) has awarded $200,000 to inspiring and ground-breaking small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that are looking to innovate within the energy resources sector.

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Bingo unveils offer price of $1.80 per share

Bingo unveils offer price of $1.80 per share

By now, you would have heard that Bingo Industries is seeking to float its $628 million company. This week, Bingo officially released its prospectus, revealing a share offer price of $1.80 per share.

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Gas will do nothing to tackle climate change: Climate Council

Gas will do nothing to tackle climate change: Climate Council

The Climate Council has released a new report that shows investing in more gas will only lock in high electricity prices and pollution for decades to come.

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Inside Waste (Apr): An opportunity to change your profitability

Inside Waste (Apr): An opportunity to change your profitability

If you think about the potential benefits of weight-based billing (WBB) - greater transparency, improvements in profitability, and increased recycling to name a few - there seems to be little reason not to roll out WBB in Australia.

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Redback Technologies' founder joins the API Board of Directors

Redback Technologies' founder joins the API Board of Directors

Renewable energy business Redback Technologies' co-founder and managing director Philip Livingston has joined as the newest member of the Australian Power Institute (API) Board of Directors.

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CSIRO research a "game changer" for global production of renewable oils

CSIRO research a "game changer" for global production of renewable oils

Australia's next oil boom could come from plants, given new research by CSIRO showing the possibilities to produce oil from the leaves, stems and seeds of plants - promising to be a game changer in the global production of renewable oils.

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Hydrostor launch new bulk energy storage system at half the cost

Hydrostor launch new bulk energy storage system at half the cost

Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) organisation Hydrostor have released the Hydrostor Terra, which is a long-duration bulk energy storage system that is expected to compete head-to-head with new natural gas plants.

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The 'clean coal' row shouldn't distract us from using carbon capture for other industries

The 'clean coal' row shouldn't distract us from using carbon capture for other industries

Since the February blackouts in South Australia, the Australian government has increased its interest in carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS). However, in Australia and elsewhere, CCS is closely associated to so-called "clean coal" technologies. The...

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Mobile Conversations: How old is my mobile phone?

Mobile Conversations: How old is my mobile phone?

Is it such a bad thing, or something to frown upon for using the latest mobile technology? After all there is much evidence to show that the latest designs reflect very high levels of eco-design and life-cycle thinking. Thinner design and improved battery...

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Examining the role of bioenergy in modern power systems

Examining the role of bioenergy in modern power systems

There has been a fair bit of movement in the renewable energy space, from the rapid influx of solar PV, wind, and battery systems, to blackouts in SA and the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station fuelling discussions around how renewable energy can meet...

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