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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 giant sonnen and Chinese battery manufacturer Alpha-ESS committing to manufacture and assemble their

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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

$200m home battery scheme to drive down energy costs for South Australians

November 5, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The South Australian Government is offering grants of up to $6,000 to help some 40,000 households pay for the installation of a home battery system. The $200 project is jointly funded by the State Government and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

Amcor joins the ‘New Plastics Economy Global Commitment’

November 1, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Amcor has signed up to a new global initiative aimed at reducing waste and pollution from plastic packaging. The company has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, a first-of-its-kind collaboration which was announced on Monday at the Our Ocean

New ARENA-backed project to examine the feasibility of expanding the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme

November 1, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Origin Energy has received $2 million in funding from ARENA to assess the feasibility of expanding the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme. Located 150 kilometres south of Sydney, the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Storage Scheme currently consists of two pumped storage

Victoria’s first of two grid scale batteries unveiled at Ballarat

October 24, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

AusNet Services and EnergyAustralia have officially commissioned Victoria’s first grid scale battery project in Ballarat. Located at AusNet Services’ Ballarat terminal substation, the 30 MW / 30 MWh Ballarat Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is