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ARENA injects $32.1m in Rio Tinto’s pilot hydrogen plant in Queensland

The Federal Government has allocated $32.1 million to Rio Tinto through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to help the firm in establishing a hydrogen facility in Gladstone, Queensland. 

NZ Steel partners with gov’t in $300m decarbonisation plan

New Zealand Steel is set to build a new $300 million (AUD 283 million) Electric Arc Furnace at its steelworks at Glenbrook within the next three years as part of the move to lower the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Construction begins on Australia’s largest wind farm

The largest wind farm in Australia, located in the Golden Plains Shire 60 km north-west of Geelong, will soon begin construction in Victoria, marking a turning point in the state's transition to a clean energy future.

Circular Economy Business Support Fund opens 3rd round

The third round of the Victorian government's Circular Economy Business Support Fund is now open, supporting lone organisations and collaborative partnerships with initiatives that enhance Victorian industry's capability and capacity to identify, implement, commercialize, and scale circular solutions.

CSIRO’s $20m research program to innovate carbon capture ambition

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has launched CarbonLock, its $20 million research initiative, aiming to develop new and innovative ways to permanently remove carbon from the atmosphere, transform industries, and boost the economy. 

The application of additive manufacturing to turbomachinery for a greener future

An aspect limiting the production of today's power hubs is the metals used in the blades, bearings and seals of their steam turbines, which tend to soften and elongate far before their melting point.

CSIRO vets mitigation, offset options for onshore gas produced in NT

CSIRO has published a report outlining options to mitigate and offset greenhouse gas emissions associated with the potential production and consumption of gas sourced from the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Sub-basin. 

Swinburne: industry, community must partner for a hydrogen future

Investment in the hydrogen economy is rising at record rates, but a significant imbalance between industry and society is preventing Australia from fully embracing the technology, the Swinburne University of Technology said.

Global energy technology expert joins APPEA to boost cleaner energy focus

A respected international energy and technology expert has been appointed as the Australian oil and gas industry’s new Director of Net Zero Technologies, reaffirming the sector’s focus and increasing program of work on emissions reduction and ways to use gas in a cleaner energy future. 

NSW makes gains in race to net zero with new targets

NSW has joined the list of Australian states and territories setting their sights on stronger climate action today, with a commitment to reduce emissions by 70% (on 2005 levels) by 2035. 

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