Turning wastewater into natural gas

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will inject $5.9 million in funding to Jemena to trial injecting biomethane into the natural gas network in New South Wales. The demonstration project is the first of its kind in Australia.

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How global warming is boosting WTE market

The global waste-to-energy (WTE) market is expected to witness expansion as a result of the rapid depletion of conventional energy sources which contribute to harmful emissions. In terms of value, the waste-to-energy market stood at A$32,514.09m in 2019 and is expected to reach A$47,031.56m by 2025. Read More

Momentum for button battery scheme

The recent ABC Australian Story about Summer Shoesmith and Bella Rees, two toddlers who died after ingesting button batteries, highlighted just how easily button batteries can cause serious harm. The Battery Stewardship Council recognises the severity of the problem and is working to get a formal battery recycling scheme underway. As a response to this problem and to complement the existing work of the ACCC, the BSC has established a Button Battery Advisory Group with the primary objective of reducing the risk of ingestion and insertion by children and vulnerable adults. Read More

Round 11 of CRC-P opened up to all

The Federal government has opened up Round 11 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants program, whereby between $100,000 and $3 million is available to those parties that meet the criteria. Read More