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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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Worthless mining waste could suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and reverse emissions

Worthless mining waste could suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and reverse emissions

The Paris Agreement commits nations to limiting global warming to less than 2˚C by the end of the century. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that, to meet such a massive challenge, societies will need to do more than simply reduce and limit...

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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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Using invisible tags to drive recycling (video)

Using invisible tags to drive recycling (video)

Over in the UK, Brunel University London has developed a new technique to label plastic packaging with invisible tags, which it said could "jumpstart a quantum leap" in the country's recycling.

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CEFC support for new climate bonds signals growth in renewables investment

CEFC support for new climate bonds signals growth in renewables investment

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation's (CEFC's) support for new climate bonds has attracted strong investor participation, which signals a growing appetite with investors for more clean energy assets.

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Australian-developed Energy-on-Demand system offers solution to energy crisis

Australian-developed Energy-on-Demand system offers solution to energy crisis

Australian company Infratech Industries, in collaboration with University of Newcastle (UON), has launched a world-first Energy-on-Demand system that overcomes the predictability and environmental issues, which currently disrupts existing renewable energy...

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Record new renewable power capacity added at lower cost

Record new renewable power capacity added at lower cost

A new report has revealed that record levels of renewable energy capacity were added globally in 2016 at an investment level that was 23% lower than 2015.

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