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Labor pledges $1 billion to 'supercharge' hydrogen - Drive

Labor pledges $1 billion to 'supercharge' hydrogen  Drive

Australia could become a world player in hydrogen power under plans laid out by the Australian Labor Party.

Machynlleth declares 'climate emergency' - BBC News

Machynlleth declares 'climate emergency'  BBC News

Machynlleth joins cities like Bristol and London in a dramatic approach to reduce its carbon footprint.

Telix Group Expands Prostate Imaging Capability through ININ Technology Partnership - GlobeNewswire

Telix Group Expands Prostate Imaging Capability through ININ Technology Partnership  GlobeNewswire

MELBOURNE, Australia and LIEGE, Belgium, Jan. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Nuclear Medicine Ingredients SA (“ANMI”), a wholly-owned ...

Auditor General dresses down Alannah MacTiernan for 'unreasonable' redactions - WAtoday

Auditor General dresses down Alannah MacTiernan for 'unreasonable' redactions  WAtoday

Auditor General Caroline Spencer has scolded Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan for unnecessarily redacting an entire section of an ...

Cascade systems are here to stay - Climate Control News

Cascade systems are here to stay  Climate Control News

Natural refrigerants are being used in a wider array of applications than ever before, according to the latest data from Cold Hard Facts 3 (CHF3). It shows that ...

Donald Trump recognises Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president - The Australian Financial Review

Donald Trump recognises Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president  The Australian Financial Review

The US is joined by Brazil and Canada in ratcheting up pressure on Nicolas Maduro, recognising opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim ...

Christmas Island taps into off-grid solar in post-mining land reclamation - pv magazine Australia

Christmas Island taps into off-grid solar in post-mining land reclamation  pv magazine Australia

As part of a scientific research focusing on agriculture on exhausted mining areas, a seed cleaning shed on Christmas Island is being powered by solar+storage.

'No alternative to 100% renewables' – pv magazine Australia - pv magazine Australia

'No alternative to 100% renewables' – pv magazine Australia  pv magazine Australia

Transition to a world run entirely on clean energy – together with the implementation of natural climate solutions – is the only way to halt climate change and ...

DP World acquires majority stake in DP World Australia - CityNews Vancouver

DP World acquires majority stake in DP World Australia  CityNews Vancouver

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai-based port operator DP World says it has acquired additional assets in DP World Australia from a range of financial ...

MLC Life Insurance targets group market for elusive growth - The Australian Financial Review

MLC Life Insurance targets group market for elusive growth  The Australian Financial Review

Flat growth in the retail life insurance market has prompted MLC Life Insurance chief executive David Hackett to set his sights on the group insurance market, ...

Patients On Life Support Left Unexpectedly Without Power - 10 daily

Patients On Life Support Left Unexpectedly Without Power  10 daily

Four people on life support were unexpectedly left with no power during planned outages, the energy regulator has revealed.

Hydrogen cements spot in energy future - SBS News

Hydrogen cements spot in energy future  SBS News

If elected, a Labor government would put $1 billion towards developing Australia's hydrogen industry, which the opposition says could create 16000 new jobs.

Labor's $1b hydrogen plan zeros in on Qld - Western Advocate

Labor's $1b hydrogen plan zeros in on Qld  Western Advocate

Hydrogen is front and centre of a $1 billion federal Labor plan to boost Australia's renewable energy industry. The funding would go to the Clean Energy Finan...

Heatwaves proof positive Australia needs nuclear - Daily Telegraph

Heatwaves proof positive Australia needs nuclear  Daily Telegraph

As the east coast of Australia sweltered last week, the need for reliable electricity supplies which dont bust family and business budgets was again clear when ...

India aspires for energy independence after proposing first lithium-ion battery plant - Small Caps

India aspires for energy independence after proposing first lithium-ion battery plant  Small Caps

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited and Libcoin are in discussion to form a consortium to build India's first lithium-ion battery gigafactory, the government has ...

Why cutting Australia’s gas exports won’t reduce energy prices - The New Daily

Why cutting Australia’s gas exports won’t reduce energy prices  The New Daily

Australia dethroned Qatar in 2018 for the title of the largest global exporter of liquefied natural gas, yet domestic prices continue to rise. But experts Last year, ...

Labor vows to expand Finance Department's role, end agency 'caricature' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Labor vows to expand Finance Department's role, end agency 'caricature'  The Sydney Morning Herald

Labor wants to expand the purpose of the Finance Department and end a "caricatured" view of the agency limiting its role to spending control. Opposition ...

Solar battery cost falls predicted in 2019 according to global finance group. - Energy Matters

Solar battery cost falls predicted in 2019 according to global finance group.  Energy Matters

Solar battery cost fell dramatically around the world in 2018. The good news is that further falls are expected in 2019 according to a global finance group.

Climate and energy: both sides have some explaining to do - The Australian Financial Review

Climate and energy: both sides have some explaining to do  The Australian Financial Review

Australia is heading into another national climate change election in which carbon emissions reduction and renewable energy targets will be on the table along ...

Interactive maps of Australia's energy grid released - Energy Magazine

Interactive maps of Australia's energy grid released  Energy Magazine

Energy Networks Australia, along with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), has released new interactive maps of Australia's energy grid to help identify ...

It's not you, it's me… is it time for Tasmania to break up with the rest of Australia? - ABC News

It's not you, it's me… is it time for Tasmania to break up with the rest of Australia?  ABC News

Every so often Tasmanians get fed up with being left off the map, and threaten (or promise) to secede from the mainland. Could they do a Texit and split from the ...

Australian solar industry job guide for candidates in this growing sector. - Energy Matters

Australian solar industry job guide for candidates in this growing sector.  Energy Matters

The Australian solar industry is growing fast and offers numerous job opportunities for the right people. Check out our guide to solar industry careers.

Climate change: six positive news stories you probably missed in 2018 - The Conversation - UK

Climate change: six positive news stories you probably missed in 2018  The Conversation - UK

Climate change news can be incredibly depressing. In 2018 alone, The Conversation covered the loss of three trillion tonnes of ice in Antarctica; Brazil's new ...

Australia's coasts are riding the next wave of renewable energy - create digital

Australia's coasts are riding the next wave of renewable energy  create digital

Australia's renewable energy family is gradually getting bigger as engineers and coastal scientists combine their efforts to advance the wave energy industry.

Renewables set to drive down power prices, new AEMC analysis shows - ABC News

Renewables set to drive down power prices, new AEMC analysis shows  ABC News

A flood of new renewable energy projects is likely to drive down household electricity bills, according to new analysis by government policy adviser the ...