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Battery Storage Opportunities in New South Wales

Posted by Peter, on June 22, 2018

The Australian Energy Storage Alliance has launched a report on the “Opportunities for Utility Scale Battery Storage in NSW”.  Continue reading »


Making Road from Waste Plastic

Posted by Peter, on May 30, 2018

An Australian company has developed a type of asphalt for making roads using waste products including plastic bags, toner cartridges and glass bottles.  Continue reading »


Aussie Developed Polymer Removes Oil from Seawater

Posted by Peter, on May 16, 2018

Researchers led by Flinders University have developed a polymer, made from waste products, which can remove crude oil and diesel from sea water.  Continue reading »


$50 million Funding for Grid-scale Batteries in Victoria

Posted by Peter, on March 22, 2018

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced that it will match $25 million being provided by the Victorian Government to jointly fund Victoria’s first two large-scale, grid-connected batteries.  Continue reading »


Aussie Wave Energy Technology to Be Tested in UK

Posted by Peter, on March 22, 2018

A Victorian company, AMOG, has won a European Union grant to test its “floating pendulum” wave power generation technology at The University of Exeter’s marine energy testing site at Falmouth in Cornwall.  Continue reading »


Aussie Researchers Demonstrate World First Proton Battery

Posted by Peter, on March 12, 2018

Researchers from the RMIT in Melbourne have demonstrated for the first time a working rechargeable “proton battery” which is environmentally friendly, used cheap materials and has the potential to store more energy than currently available lithium-ion batteries.  Continue reading »


CSIRO Graphene Film Purifies Water in a Single Step

Posted by Peter, on February 18, 2018

CSIRO scientists have created a filtration technique using a graphene-based film, called “Graphair”, with microscopic nano-channels that let water pass through but stops pollutants.  Continue reading »


Aussie Researchers Discovery Could Significantly Boost Solar Cell Efficiency

Posted by Peter, on January 24, 2018

Researchers at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science have made a discovery that could lead to significantly boosting solar cell efficiency.  Continue reading »


South Australian Company to Manufacture Molten Silicon Batteries

Posted by Peter, on November 20, 2017

A South Australian company, 1414 Degrees, has moved into a factory in the southern Adelaide where it will build Thermal Energy Storage System systems. The company is planning to build two grid-scale 1GWh systems  Continue reading »


Aussie Scientists Recycle Iron from Used Toner Cartridges

Posted by Peter, on November 16, 2017

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have developed a process for retrieving iron from discarded used toner cartridges.  Continue reading »


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