Renewable Energy

The $7.4 million Toyota Hydrogen Centre is Victoria's first refuelling station.

The federal government has approved up to $47 million in funding to Genex for the construction of a $777 million pumped hydro facility.

One third of electricity used at the Bendigo campus is now generated by onsite renewables.

The Big Battery will be one of the largest batteries in the world, providing stability to Victoria’s transmission network.

Researchers at the University of South Australia are working on the development of a stewardship scheme for solar panels and wind turbines.

Already, one in four Australian homes have solar – the highest uptake of household solar in the world.

Chemical engineers have found a way to make ‘green’ ammonia from air, water and renewable electricity and without the high temperatures.

The Energy Act 2020 also creates a new multi-agency program aimed at reducing carbon emissions.

Across the industry, residential solar system sales were probably up 25 per cent last year compared to 2019.

The 1.5 MW rooftop solar system will produce more than two gigawatts of energy annually.

Australia was nominated for all four categories of the Climate Fossil Award alongside Russia and Brazil.

Australian industry is working towards net zero emissions in hard-to-abate supply chains.

The Enphase report notes that Australia has struggled with a rash of solar-related fires during the past decade.

More than double the number of local governments entered the awards this year compared to 2019.

The batteries use zinc bromide, an abundant, cheap resource that can be used safely in a wide range of environments.

Now that electric cars have really arrived, we need to build a whole new infrastructure to support it including efficient cooling systems.