Renewable Energy

As part of its RE100 commitment, Schneider Electric will rely 100% on renewable power by 2030.

New range of energy management devices cut carbon emissions by up to 15 per cent.

The world’s biggest retailer has an outsize impact on the planet’s carbon emissions – and it wants it to be for the better. It's collaborating with Schneider Electric to clean up its supply chain.

A report from the Grattan Institute suggests it’s never been a better time for steel manufacturers to invest in renewables.

In order to meet a shortfall in demand, the Prime Minister has announced plans to build a gas-fired power plant in the Hunter Valley.

Independent renewable energy producer Neoen has won its fourth ACT Government contract, which will see it supply 100MW to the state for 14 years.

The IoT-enabled Ping Monitor uses complex algorithms to monitor the acoustic signature of wind turbine blades to detect damage.

A roadmap is also being developed for the Alice Springs electricity grid to operate with 50 per cent renewables by the year 2030.

One solution is to rethink the orientation of rooftop solar panels to match production to patterns of consumption.

The government will also invest $4 million towards transforming up to 10 schools into smart, green Virtual Power Plants.

The study will survey grid stability issues and technologies to manage them such as synchronous condensers.

The report’s author, Professor Jeremy Moss, said Australia’s exported fossil fuels are now greater than Germany’s domestic emissions.

The renewable energy industry, which currently employs over 25,000 workers, could generate 44,000 jobs by 2025.

IKEA has been investing in renewable energy in its operations for over a decade, and now has more than 900,000 solar panels globally, and close to 20,000 locally.

The app securely connects to the inverter’s access point to display both basic and advanced inverter status views.

Accelerating this transition could deliver more than half a billion dollars for the construction industry over the next decade, while creating 7,000 jobs and saving Australians $600 million on their energy bills.