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EnviroSuite offloads $15M consulting practice

EnviroSuite offloads $15M consulting practice

EnviroSuite Limited have announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to sell its entire Pacific Environment Consulting practice - including DLA Environmental - to one of the world's leading environmental and sustainability consulting group,...

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New 'printed' batteries to transform Australian renewables

New 'printed' batteries to transform Australian renewables

Ultra-thin, flexible screen-printed batteries for cheap portable devices and intermittent renewable energy could soon be a reality due to a joint University of New South Wales and Queensland project, which aims to further develop and commercialise technology...

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The government's new energy plans will leave investors less confident than ever

The government's new energy plans will leave investors less confident than ever

Australians should be deeply concerned about the signals coming from the Turnbull government since this month's release of Chief Scientist Alan Finkel's landmark report on the future of Australia's electricity system.

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Batteries paving the path to a cleaner and greener future

Batteries paving the path to a cleaner and greener futureLock icon

Chief scientist Dr. Alan Finkel's Review of the National Electricity Market (NEM) released last week highlighted the urgent need for a shift to a renewables based energy market.

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Case study: powering up waste disposal

Case study: powering up waste disposal

With the help of Volvo excavators, a waste-to-energy facility in Pennsylvania is undertaking significant site improvement efforts to lay the foundation for enhanced site safety and efficiency as well as establishing the infrastructure needed to manage...

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Bedding industry meet to push for mattress recycling scheme

Bedding industry meet to push for mattress recycling scheme

The bedding industry has met in Melbourne to push forward a new scheme that is aimed at managing the responsible disposal of old mattresses.

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Climate Council debunks merits of clean coal

Climate Council debunks merits of clean coal

The Climate Council's recent report aims to debunk the merits of clean coal in the wake of the release of the Finkel Review, with the release a report loudly stating that coal power has little to no place in Australia's future generation mix, if held...

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An exciton revolution in solar panel efficiency

An exciton revolution in solar panel efficiency

Researchers at Melbourne University have discovered a way to manipulate a 'quasiparticle' called an exciton, which could revolutionise solar panel efficiency and prove to be a great inroad into better energy harvesting.

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Canon Australia a Gold Partner in the Sustainability Advantage Program

Canon Australia a Gold Partner in the Sustainability Advantage Program

Canon Australia has been awarded the Gold Partner Award in the Sustainability Advantage Program by the Office of Environment and Heritage NSW.

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The Finkel Review: seven questions answered

The Finkel Review: seven questions answered

Although the Finkel Review was to be focussed on the National Electricity Market (NEM) and energy security, the politics and media hype following the release of the final Report have obscured the issues, particularly around the merits of the regulatory...

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