Renewable Energy

LG has announced a battery recall with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) advising customers to switch off affected batteries immediately.

Sky Energy, a leading renewable energy innovator, is opening up an EOI to invest in SkyBox, a lithium battery management system said to redefine the way the world harnesses and stores renewable energy.

The Victorian government is supporting local manufacturers with the transition towards net zero, with a new grant program to purchase renewable energy products.

Rapid cuts are needed to slash methane emissions from fossil fuel production to limit global warming to 1.5 °C, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

La Trobe University plans to build the largest urban solar farm in Victoria with around 4300 solar panels, which will reduce its total emissions by 15 per cent.

Six of Australia’s leading research institutions, including CSIRO, have united with international researchers to spearhead innovation to address challenges in clean energy production and storage.

CSIRO and RFC Ambrian have co-founded Hadean Energy, a new company to commercialise technology that can produce hydrogen with 30% less electricity, and help to decarbonise heavy industry.

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has confirmed $1.9 billion in new investment commitments in the 2022-23 year.

Australian company Hysata has opened the doors to its new 8000sqm global headquarters and electrolyser manufacturing facility in Port Kembla.

New research from UNSW Sydney shows Australia will need to adapt to changes in sudden solar power fluctuation events over the next century.

Stationary battery manufacturer Hithium is the core supplier for the first 100+ MWh-level, grid-side standalone energy storage project to be undertaken by the China Southern Power Grid Company (CSG).

Gold Hydrogen’s push to be the first Australian company to produce commercial deposits of naturally occurring hydrogen has moved forward, completing soil tests in preparation for drilling in October.

UNSW Sydney engineers have developed a new, more effective way of recycling solar panels, which can recover silver at high efficiency.

Consultation has opened for the federal government’s $2 billion Hydrogen Headstart program.

Immediate attention needs to be given to reducing carbon emissions from heavy machinery such as construction vehicles to reach global climate goals, according to the latest whitepaper from Danfoss.

Monash University start-up, ElectraLith, is building an extraction system to filter lithium from brine using a polymer-ceramic composite membrane.