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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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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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New wind turbine replaces standard rotors in favour of flapping wings

New wind turbine replaces standard rotors in favour of flapping wings

The Tyer Wind Converter redesigns the wind turbine to get rid of the standard giant rotors used to produce electricity, and instead relies on flapping wings to harness the wind's kinetic energy.

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Can waste solve the waste problem?

Can waste solve the waste problem?

Who ever said 'happily ever after' was just the stuff of fairytales?

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Australian climate-solutions think tank BZE ranked in the world's top 100

Australian climate-solutions think tank BZE ranked in the world's top 100

Australian NGO climate-solutions think tank, Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE), is now ranked amongst the world's top 100 independent think tanks, and is one of only six Australian think tanks to be ranked in this category.

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Erema opens new markets for recyclers

Erema opens new markets for recyclers

Plastic recycling plant manufacturer Erema says it has achieved a breakthrough in the post-consumer sector - odourless recyclate - opening up a "multitude" of new sales markets for recyclers and producers.

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StingRAY wave power system harnessing energy from the world's oceans

StingRAY wave power system harnessing energy from the world's oceans

The National Wind Technology Centre (NWTC) at the US Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Boulder, Colorado, has begun validation work on the first water power technology tested in an NREL dynamometer facility.

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IKEA achieves zero-waste-to-landfill status in the UK

IKEA achieves zero-waste-to-landfill status in the UK

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has revealed in its annual Sustainability Report that they have achieved zero waste to landfill status across all of its UK and Ireland facilities for the first time in 2016.

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Unilever commits to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025

Unilever commits to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025

Unilever has announced its commitment to ensure that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025, and the company has called on the entire fast-moving consumer goods industry to accelerate progress towards the circular...

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New York energy reformer appointed new AEMO CEO

New York energy reformer appointed new AEMO CEO

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has appointed Audrey Zibelman, one of the heads of New York's energy reform plan - Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), as its new chief executive.

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