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Dow-led global alliance aims to end plastic waste in the environment

January 18, 2019 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Dow is leading the charge in the formation of a new alliance of global companies that will be focusing on waste management infrastructure, innovation, education, engagement and clean-up of plastic waste. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), which currently comprises 30 companies, is a not-for-profit organization committing more than $1 billion with the

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Golden Plains Wind Farm edges closer to construction

January 14, 2019 • SustainabilityComments (0)

One of Australia’s largest wind farms has moved a step closer to construction after project proponent WestWind Energy secured planning permit approval from the Victorian Government. The $1.5 billion Golden Plains Wind Farm, to be located 60 kilometres

WA’s newest wind farm to generate first power in 2020

January 2, 2019 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Construction on the 180-megawatt Warradarge Wind Farm will start in early 2019, WA Energy Minister Bill Johnston announced last week. Located near Eneabba, 278 kilometres (173 mi) north of Perth, the Warradarge Wind Farm wind farm is recognised as one of the

French renewable energy firm to invest in SA

December 21, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Multinational renewable energy producer, Akuo Energy has teamed up with South Australia’s Enerven to deliver a new renewable energy project in Renmark. The ‘Jane Eliza Solar Farm’, to be situated on 10 hectares of land within the Renmark Paringa

Canadian battery maker to create 200 new jobs in Adelaide

November 21, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Canadian energy storage company Eguana Technologies will invest $12 million in South Australia’s burgeoning battery sector under the Marshall Liberal Government’s Home Battery Scheme. The investment, which comes on the back of German energy storage

Nespresso to use Rio Tinto’s responsibly-sourced aluminium in coffee capsules

November 20, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Nespresso has announced that it will be using responsibly-sourced aluminium, supplied by Rio Tinto, to manufacture its coffee capsules. Under the agreement, the two companies will work together with Nespresso’s capsule manufacturers to achieve

Global battery maker Alpha-ESS to set up shop in Adelaide

November 16, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Global energy storage company Alpha-ESS has announced that it will establish a battery manufacturing facility in Adelaide, creating more than 100 new jobs. The company will initially manufacture battery storage systems in partnership with Minda Disability