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NewsMediaWorks hires new environmental director

NewsMediaWorks hires new environmental director

NewMediaWorks CEO Peter Miller has announced the appointment of Dr Tony Wilkins, former News Corp head of environment, to the role of environment executive director, where he will be responsible for representing and advising the news media industry on...

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Alinta ramps up on renewables

Alinta ramps up on renewables

Alinta Energy says the acquisition of the brown-coal fired Loy Yang B power station in Victoria will enable it to significantly increase the company's investment in renewable energy assets.

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Mobile robotics: thinking in terms of fleet productivity is key to success

Mobile robotics: thinking in terms of fleet productivity is key to success

Autonomous mobile robots are causing a paradigm shift in the way we envisage commercial and industrial vehicles. In traditional thinking, bigger is often bigger, because bigger vehicles are faster and are thus more productive.

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Lights out for recycling at Christmas?

Lights out for recycling at Christmas?Lock icon

By now even the tardiest amongst us have taken down the decorations, packed them away for another year, and put our Christmas trees out for collection. Right?

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UN: towards a pollution-free planet

UN: towards a pollution-free planetLock icon

On October 15, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released a copy of its report Towards a pollution-free planet.

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Flow Power signs long-term renewable corporate PPA with Olam

Flow Power signs long-term renewable corporate PPA with Olam

Australian power retailer Flow Power has announced that it has entered into a large-scale renewable corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) with Olam Orchards Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of leading global agribusiness Olam International Limited....

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Tesla's SA battery surpassing expectations

Tesla's SA battery surpassing expectations

It's just over one month since Neoen's Hornsdale Power Reserve - the world's largest lithium-ion battery installation - was officially opened in South Australia, and the battery has shown rapid response time in smoothing out several major energy outages...

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AI: evil or avatar?

AI: evil or avatar?Lock icon

You don't have to be a sci-fi wizard to remember Avatar. The 2009 fantasy blockbuster was equally entrancing for trekkies and school teachers alike.

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CSIRO deep dives for answers on climate

CSIRO deep dives for answers on climate

For the first time, scientists will deploy new model deep sea Argo floats in the Southern Ocean to build on our understanding of oceans, especially on how they are warming and its impacts on our climate.

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South Australia to build world's largest thermal solar power plant

South Australia to build world's largest thermal solar power plant

South Australia has approved the construction of the world's largest single-tower solar thermal plant to be built near Port Augusta, further solidifying the state's role as a world leader in renewable energy.

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