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Australia could become a global hydrogen exporter within a decade, according to report

August 20, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

A new report prepared for ARENA by ACIL Allen Consulting has found that Australia is in a strong position to benefit from the growing hydrogen export market. The report predicts that Australia could become a major exporter of hydrogen over the next decade as other countries look to transition to low carbon energy sources. The …

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SIMEC Zen Energy launches US$1bn renewable energy program in SA

August 17, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Sanjeev Gupta’s SIMEC Zen Energy is set to begin construction of the Cutlana solar energy project as part of a broader US$1 billion renewable energy investment in the Upper Spencer Gulf. SIMEC, the Australian energy arm of Mr Gupta’s GFG

The largest install of Sunpower P19 panels in the world at Luxaflex® Window Fashions manufacturing facility

August 13, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Another manufacturer has turned to green energy, on its way to change industry standards and prove that it is committed to sustainable and reasonable development. Market-leading window coverings brand, Luxaflex® Window Fashions has installed 2,080 Sunpower

Major renewable-energy corporation to invest in Australian wave technology

August 6, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Global renewables player Enel Green Power (EGP) will invest A$1.6 million to advance the development and deployment of Carnegie’s innovative wave energy technology, CETO. Under the agreement, Carnegie and EGP will collaborate on the development and

New project to turn sewage into crude oil

July 27, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

ARENA has announced $4 million in funding for a pioneering project aiming to turn biosolids from sewage into crude oil. Led by Wagga Wagga-based company Southern Oil Refining, the $11.8 million project involves building a demonstration scale hydrothermal

Coles, Plantic Technologies to tackle Australia’s mounting waste crisis

July 26, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Supermarket giant Coles has partnered with Australian manufacturer Plantic Technologies to become the nation’s first retailer to introduce packaging made entirely from a combination of recycled and renewable material for a wide range of its products.

SRT Logistics’ massive new solar array commissioned in Tasmania

July 25, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Tasmanian Minister for Energy Guy Barnett has welcomed the delivery of one of the largest commercial PV installations in the state. Designed to meet the specific electricity requirement of Tasmanian-owned transport firm SRT Logistics,  the state-of-the-art