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CEFC backs hybrid renewable energy project at Kennedy Energy Park

CEFC backs hybrid renewable energy project at Kennedy Energy Park

The CEFC will invest $94 million in Australia's first fully integrated wind, solar and battery project, at the central north Queensland Kennedy Energy Park, which is being developed by Windlab and Eurus Energy.

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Virgin Australia and Gevo begin biofuel trial at Brisbane Airport

Virgin Australia and Gevo begin biofuel trial at Brisbane Airport

Brisbane is set to become one of a handful of hubs around the world for sustainable aviation fuel, under an agreement supported by the Palaszczuk government between Virgin Australia and US-based biofuel producer Gevo.

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De.mem expands into Australia with acquisition of Akwa-Worx

De.mem expands into Australia with acquisition of Akwa-WorxLock icon

Signing a binding purchase agreement on September 14, Singapore-based water treatment company De.mem has now expanded into the Australian market with the recent acquisition of 100% of the shares of Queensland-headquartered Akwa-Worx.

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Tesla Powerpack battery used in Australian-first off-grid application

Tesla Powerpack battery used in Australian-first off-grid application

A southeast Queensland water disinfection plant has become the first in Australia to be powered entirely by an off-grid, commercial-sized Tesla Powerpack battery as part of a micro-grid powered 'electro-chlorinator' that will help maintain local drinking...

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Arcadis highlights key city resilience issues for Brisbane to address

Arcadis highlights key city resilience issues for Brisbane to addressLock icon

A new report from design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, Arcadis, has warned that Brisbane risks falling further behind domestic and global cities if it doesn't address key resilience concerns.

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New biorefinery seeks to transform Bundaberg Rum waste

New biorefinery seeks to transform Bundaberg Rum waste

Biohub developer Utilitas is seeking to repurpose the soon-to-be-retired Bundaberg East Wastewater Treatment Plant in Queensland with the aim of forming a world-leading biotechnology and education hub.

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Gold Coast's water services implement TaKaDu to boost network efficiency

Gold Coast's water services implement TaKaDu to boost network efficiencyLock icon

The City of Gold Coast is incorporating TaKaDu's solution into its network, which will allow the City's water service to optimise the use of data collected from different sources in order to increase operational efficiency and reduce water loss.

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Qld investigation open for submissions

Qld investigation open for submissions

Queensland's Environment Minister, Steven Miles, is encouraging the sector to make a submission on the government's investigation into the cross-border transport of waste to Queensland landfills.

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Remondis acquires collection business

Remondis acquires collection business

Remondis Australia has acquired a liquid waste collection business in Queensland.

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$5B in renewables projects in the pipeline

$5B in renewables projects in the pipeline

North Queensland's renewable energy sector is expected to boom, what with $5 billion in projects currently in the pipeline to create more than 5000 Megawatts of electricity and support 3200 jobs.

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