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Knox Recycling takes delivery of Australia's first UNTHA XR - Materials Handling World Magazine

Knox Recycling takes delivery of Australia's first UNTHA XR  Materials Handling World Magazine

The first UNTHA XR shredder is now operational in Melbourne, Australia, following a 15000km journey from the world-renowned engineering facility in Austria.

Barnawartha biodiesel plant bounces back to life, as industry calls for more government support - ABC News

Barnawartha biodiesel plant bounces back to life, as industry calls for more government support  ABC News

Australia's largest renewable biodiesel producer restarts operations at Barnawartha, in north-east Victoria, just three years after it was driven to closure.

Green groups accuse Chevron of 'deliberate mismanagement' of its own carbon storage project - ABC News

Green groups accuse Chevron of 'deliberate mismanagement' of its own carbon storage project  ABC News

Chevron has "deliberately mismanaged" its carbon sequestration project at the Gorgon gas facility in Western Australia in order to avoid its environmental ...

Five years after carbon price repeal, Australia remains in policy abyss - RenewEconomy

Five years after carbon price repeal, Australia remains in policy abyss  RenewEconomy

Remember the date, July 17, 2014. It is five years ago to the day, when Australia became the first nation in the world to abolish an effective price on carbon ...

Origin fracking plans taken to task at SCU event - Echonetdaily

Origin fracking plans taken to task at SCU event  Echonetdaily

Origin Energy's plans to frack the Northern Territory came under fire during a Southern Cross University (SCU) alternative-fuels event last week. Gasfield Free ...

Shell boss presses PM for carbon action - The Australian

Shell boss presses PM for carbon action  The Australian

Shell chief executive Ben van Beurden has called on Scott Morrison to work with his company on a carbon scheme targeting Australias growing LNG emissions, ...

Will More Climate Strikes Achieve the Breakthrough That we Need? - Resilience

Will More Climate Strikes Achieve the Breakthrough That we Need?  Resilience

The emergence of large-scale school climate strikes shows how well understood the issue now is. But this will be sustained only if we achieve some victories.

Wind and solar cut rather than boost Australia’s wholesale electricity prices - RenewEconomy

Wind and solar cut rather than boost Australia’s wholesale electricity prices  RenewEconomy

Wind and solar are lowering wholesale electricity prices by at least $11/MWh, but storage is needed to remove the upward pressure on prices from expensive ...

Best Electronics Stores in Brisbane - Best in Australia

Best Electronics Stores in Brisbane  Best in Australia

Brisbane's top rated Electronics Stores. List of the best Electronics Stores in Brisbane which offers and sells electronics and other technical accessories.

Tightening the divide between populism and public housing - The Fifth Estate

Tightening the divide between populism and public housing  The Fifth Estate

The aftermath of the latest federal election result has evidently revealed one thing about our society, being the worldwide trend toward “populism” and its drifting ...

Renewables funding roundtable: Certainty is power - EcoGeneration

Renewables funding roundtable: Certainty is power  EcoGeneration

16th July, 2019 | Australia, Comment, Funding, Projects, Renewables, Solar, Solar, Solar Projects, Storage, Wind, Wind Projects |. Renewables funding ...

Aries Clean Energy Completes Environmental Permitting for World's First Large-Scale Biosolids Gasification Facility - Argus Press

Aries Clean Energy Completes Environmental Permitting for World's First Large-Scale Biosolids Gasification Facility  Argus Press

LINDEN, N.J. & FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 15, 2019--. Aries Clean Energy has received all approvals required to construct New Jersey's first ...

BHP investigates moving on from thermal coal market - The Australian

BHP investigates moving on from thermal coal market  The Australian

Stronger signs are emerging that BHP is poised to exit the thermal coal market, with sources suggesting that the resources giant has hired Macquarie Capital to ...

The Future of Energy in Australia: How You Could Benefit from the Influx - Money Morning Australia

The Future of Energy in Australia: How You Could Benefit from the Influx  Money Morning Australia

How do you make a press release about energy policy interesting? It's not easy. But a few weeks ago, a US Energy Department gave it a red-hot go. Check out ...

24/7 Power: The Future Of Solar | OilPrice.com - OilPrice.com

24/7 Power: The Future Of Solar | OilPrice.com  OilPrice.com

Despite the continuously falling costs of solar and wind power, renewable energy continues to grapple with the issue of storing energy produced from sun and ...

Canberra has the answers – just not where you might expect them - The Guardian

Canberra has the answers – just not where you might expect them  The Guardian

Political commentary from progressives has been grim, and it has only gotten worse since May. We are told that Australians are not ready for a progressive ...

Tallawarra foot bridge closed over safety concerns - Illawarra Mercury

Tallawarra foot bridge closed over safety concerns  Illawarra Mercury

Wollongong City Council has closed the footbridge over Energy Australia's Tallawarra Power Station intake channel at Yallah Bay due to safety concerns.

Curtin University working on “thermal battery” for solar systems - RenewEconomy

Curtin University working on “thermal battery” for solar systems  RenewEconomy

Curtin University researchers working on innovative "thermal battery" they say could enable solar to be viable alternative to fossil fuels in commercial and heavy ...

Japan eyes hydrogen for energy [NGW Magazine] - Natural Gas World

Japan eyes hydrogen for energy [NGW Magazine]  Natural Gas World

Japan's gas consumption has fallen sharply so far this year, but this could be the new normal as the country is considering moves into a hydrogen economy.

The nuclear cycle of destruction - Red Flag

The nuclear cycle of destruction  Red Flag

The hit HBO series Chernobyl portrays in chilling detail the horror of a serious nuclear accident and the scale of the destruction it can unleash. Predictably, the ...

Energy storage and renewables synergy: A need to go forward - Down To Earth Magazine

Energy storage and renewables synergy: A need to go forward  Down To Earth Magazine

To overcome hurdles and adopt large scale storage technologies for greening the power sector, India will have to capitalise on developments in the global ...

Why QIC and the CEFC's partnership could yield some great benefits - The Fifth Estate

Why QIC and the CEFC's partnership could yield some great benefits  The Fifth Estate

If you wondered what's wrong with the shopping centre industry, why it refuses point blank to back mandatory disclosure of its energy efficiency ratings as other ...

Synergy's Krystal Skinner: A lot has changed in Western Australia in the last 12 months - The Fifth Estate

Synergy's Krystal Skinner: A lot has changed in Western Australia in the last 12 months  The Fifth Estate

There's been a shift in emphasis towards long term sustainability in Western Australia's energy sector, according to the manager of the New Energy team at ...

Planet Ark Power smooths the way for urban solar farms - pv magazine Australia

Planet Ark Power smooths the way for urban solar farms  pv magazine Australia

Voltage regulation creates challenges for grid operation, particularly at high penetration levels of solar and other distributed renewables. *Fresh* being recognised ...