RESEARCH & REPORTS

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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ATRA proves TDF an attractive alternative fuel

ATRA proves TDF an attractive alternative fuel

Replacing one tonne of black coal with a tonne of tyre-derived fuel can save up to 1.05 tonnes of CO2-e, according to a new report prepared for the Australian Tyre Recyclers Association (ATRA), presenting an opportunity for the ever increasing volume...

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Lack of EIS will lead to deeper cuts from industry to meet 2030 RET

Lack of EIS will lead to deeper cuts from industry to meet 2030 RET

New research from the carbon and energy advisory firm RepuTex, suggests that Australia can meet its 2030 emissions target without an Emissions Intensity Scheme (EIS), however, deeper emissions cuts from industrial facilities will be needed to balance...

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Auditors chide EU for lack of effort in reducing food waste

Auditors chide EU for lack of effort in reducing food waste

Does the EU contribute to a resource efficient food supply chain by combating food waste effectively? According to the European Court of Auditors, no, it does not.

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The rapid rise of Asia's e-waste

The rapid rise of Asia's e-waste

Asia is the largest consumer of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), which is not entirely surprising given the region is home to more than 50% of the world's population. What is astounding is the rapid growth in e-waste in East and Southeast Asia...

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Knowledge workers growing in demand across Australia

Knowledge workers growing in demand across Australia

More employers in Australia are recruiting highly skilled professionals to add immediate value and adapt to the rapidly changing world, showing a growth in the demand for knowledge workers across the country.

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ACT greenhouse gas emissions falling

ACT greenhouse gas emissions falling

The latest ACT greenhouse gas inventory report shows the territory's electricity, gas, and per capita emissions are falling, but the government says more work needs to be done to reduce emissions transport and waste.

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Australia's energy sector needs "big picture thinking" to remain competitive

Australia's energy sector needs "big picture thinking" to remain competitive

Two new reports are calling for "big picture thinking" on the inevitable decarbonisation of the Australian national grid - targeting its criticism on the electricity market's regulatory and policy shortcomings.

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Addressing climate risk is best for a company's bottom line

Addressing climate risk is best for a company's bottom line

Sustainable Business Australia (SBA) has today released the Australian CEO Guide to Climate Risk Disclosure, which outlines the importance of climate risk disclosure and where Australian organisations see the future of the reporting in comparison to the...

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2017 Climate Policy Review: the issues to watch

2017 Climate Policy Review: the issues to watch

For businesses, the federal government's 2017 Climate Policy Review must facilitate the development of policies that provide clarity and the level of predictability needed to simulate investment in a low carbon future, says energy and carbon advisor Energetics....

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