SUSTAINABILITY

Mobile for a Meal campaign successful in de-cluttering homes and feeding the needy

Mobile for a Meal campaign successful in de-cluttering homes and feeding the needy

Australians have rallied together for the Mobile for a Meal initiative, de-cluttering their homes and donating 60,000 old mobile phones to MobileMuster for recycling, which allowed OzHarvest to deliver the equivalent amount of meals in return to Australians...

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Sydney Markets' environmental upgrade continues with new solar array

Sydney Markets' environmental upgrade continues with new solar array

NSW planning minister Anthony Roberts has recently unveiled the $14 million industrial scale car park extension at Flemington's Sydney Markets, which is one of Australia's largest purpose built solar car parks.

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Aker Flowerbulbs' solar scheme providing substantial savings

Aker Flowerbulbs' solar scheme providing substantial savings

Aker Flowerbulbs, a bulb farm located at Silvan in Victoria's Dandenong Ranges, is substantially reducing the amount spent on energy for their operations through the use of their solar system and off-peak grid power.

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Achieving sustainability across all aspects of the institution: University of Melbourne

Achieving sustainability across all aspects of the institution: University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is currently undertaking an ambitious four-year strategy to position them as a sector-leader in sustainability across all aspects of the institution with plans set out in their newly released, institution-wide Sustainability...

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South Australian government unveils $550M power plan

South Australian government unveils $550M power plan

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis have unveiled the state's $550 million power plan to combat the state's electricity crisis, which includes investment in the country's largest battery storage for renewables, as well...

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Bringing forth the IoT era in Australia

Bringing forth the IoT era in Australia

A significant milestone in accelerating the Internet of Things (IoT) was achieved with the announcement that Landis+Gyr and its smart meter and grid applications would be one of the first technologies to connect to Telstra's optimised Category M1 (Cat-M1)...

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Premier calling for EIS to be debated at COAG

Premier calling for EIS to be debated at COAG

Premier Jay Weatherill has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull calling for an Emissions Intensity Scheme (EIS) to be put on agenda and debated at the next COAG Leaders Meeting, following the continual upsurge of businesses, industry groups and...

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Mirvac's new headquarters first to receive WELL Certification

Mirvac's new headquarters first to receive WELL Certification

Mirvac's new headquarters at 200 George Street is the first workplace in Australia to receive a GOLD certification from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), which is the highest standard in healthy workplaces in the world.

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Carnegie receive $20M commitment for Australia's first commercial wave farm

Carnegie receive $20M commitment for Australia's first commercial wave farm

The Western Australian State Labor government has promised to fund a wave project in Albany if elected, with Carnegie Clean Energy receiving a $19.5 million commitment from the Labor party.

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Toyota unveils new Prius with rooftop solar PV option

Toyota unveils new Prius with rooftop solar PV option

Toyota debuts their next-generation 2017 Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV), which is the first commercially available, mass-produced passenger car to feature an optional built-in solar roof and charging system.

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