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New grape waste burning plant ‘delivers first fruits’

June 20, 2014 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Australian Tartaric Products’ (ATP) innovative $11 million renewable energy plant, that opened earlier this month at its Victorian facility at Colignan, has already delivered reduced energy bills and lower carbon dioxide emissions for  the country’s largest manufacturer of natural tartaric acid. ATP collects waste grape marc, sludge and

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Toyota’s Melbourne plant fitted with the largest roof-mounted solar system in Australia

June 20, 2014 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Autonomous Energy, a leading Australian sustainable energy engineering company, has completed the installation of an enormous 500kW solar photovoltaic (PV) power system at Toyota Motor Corporation Australia’s manufacturing plant in Melbourne. According to

Clean energy target could cost Australia thousands of jobs by 2020

June 18, 2014 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Labor’s rising Renewable Energy Target (RET) have undermined the country’s economic growth and saps exports, putting thousands of jobs across Australia at risk, a new report reveals. According to The Australian, a new analysis by Deloitte Access

Polivac reaps benefits of going solar

June 17, 2014 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The City of Melbourne have showcased the solar installation on the premises of Polivac International Pty Ltd, a local Kensington maker of commercial cleaning equipment, promoting solar energy as the best “choice of weapon” in the battle against high

BlueScope unveils solar thermal rooftop, capable of heat and solar electricity production

June 16, 2014 • SustainabilityComments (0)

A small terrace house in the suburb of Glebe, Sydney has been fitted with BlueScope’s innovative PV thermal rooftop system — the world’s first system which combines thin film solar panels with thermal capabilities to generate both heat and electricity.

CSIRO achieves breakthrough for renewable energy

June 5, 2014 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has achieved a breakthrough for renewable energy with the creation of “supercritical” steam from solar energy. Demonstrated at CSIRO’s Energy Centre in Newcastle, the A$

RAA analysis of solar installations shows lower income families are building Australia’s solar future

April 30, 2014 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The REC Agents Association (RAA), a national industry body that represents firms that create and trade in renewable energy certificates, has released a report on Monday revealing that Australian lower income families and regional communities are most likely