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  • Low-income tenants go solar in Vic July 11, 2024
    Solar Victoria, the organisation that delivers the Victorian Government’s $1.3bn Solar Homes program, has undertaken a significant solar installation through the government’s Solar for Community Housing program. This has involved Haven Home Safe, which provides affordable rental housing to low-income households, installing solar PV systems across 152 of its properties. Haven Home Safe said the […]
  • Schneider Electric 'BESS' battery energy storage system July 11, 2024
    Schneider Electric’s battery energy storage system, BESS, is the foundation for an integrated microgrid solution driven by the company’s controls, optimisation, electrical distribution, and digital and field services. BESS is offered as a 20-foot NEMA 3R enclosure that is AC coupled and available from 250 kW–2 MW in 2 h and 4 h configurations. Comprising […]
  • Qld harnesses quantum tech for a sustainable future July 11, 2024
    Queensland’s Miles government has announced a $50 million quantum technology program for the state, which among other objectives has the aim of speeding decarbonisation. The $50m in funding covers five competitive grant programs directed at: aiding decarbonisation; enhancing quantum technology applications; attracting investment and collaboration; developing a skilled workforce; and promoting quantum-based innovations in sportstech […]
  • WMRR recognises leaders in sustainability July 10, 2024
    The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) has acknowledged the outstanding contributions of those in the sustainability field through its inaugural 2024 ENVIRO Awards. Celebrating innovation, excellence and leadership in the circular economy, the awards were part of WMRR’s national circular economy conference, ENVIRO. WMRR Chief Executive Officer Gayle Sloan said the […]
  • Cundall announces new ESG appointments July 10, 2024
    International sustainability and engineering consultancy Cundall has announced two significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) appointments. Madlen Jannaschk (pictured) will step into the role of ESG Director for the global business, a new position that will lead the evolution and implementation of the consultancy’s own ESG policies, action and reporting. In the Asia–Pacific region, ESG […]
  • CSIRO takes AquaWatch to California July 10, 2024
    CSIRO is putting its AquaWatch water-monitoring technology to the test in California. Currently installed at seven test sites around Australia, AquaWatch is a service that delivers national water quality updates and forecasts. The Australian science agency is now working with University of California Davis, University of California Merced and USGS Water Science Laboratory to test […]
  • Qld Govt enlists Redflow for major energy project July 7, 2024
    Battery energy storage company Redflow has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Queensland energy generator Stanwell Corporation. Wholly owned by the Queensland Government, Stanwell is a major provider of electricity and energy solutions to Queensland, the National Electricity Market and other large energy users throughout Australia. Stanwell will collaborate with Redflow on the development […]
  • Will hydrogen play a critical role in the energy transition? July 4, 2024
    The role of hydrogen in Australia’s energy transition and more broadly was the focus of a panel at Siemens Australia’s Beyond 1% Summit, a major sustainability event held in Sydney from 3–4 July. The panel, ‘There’s more to hydrogen than electrolysers’, was chaired by Florence Lindhaus, Head of Hydrogen and Energy at the German-Australian Chamber […]
  • Meet Evie — Your Right-Hand Technology in Environmental Management June 30, 2024
    With a "sixth-sense" intelligence, Evie is your secret weapon for mining success — optimising operations, meeting compliance, and maintaining relationships, all with a data-driven edge. Explore how Evie can transform your mining operations here.
  • Wannon Water Solves Pump Blockage Issue June 30, 2024
    Background Wannon Water provides water supply and wastewater collection and treatment services to over 30 communities in South West Victoria. It is their responsibility to supply fresh water, from source to tap, and to manage sewage to protect their community’s health and wellbeing. The Problem In 2022, Wannon Water replaced some very old digester pumps […]
  • Rewiring Australia weighs in on nuclear proposal June 30, 2024
    Electrification advocacy group Rewiring Australia has urged Australia to “double down on electrification”, referring to the finding of AEMO’s Integrated System Plan (ISP) that the country can reliably run on renewable energy, but needs more of it. “The ISP makes clear that the best course of climate action is to double down on progress made […]
  • Fifth AIP State of Industry Webinar June 30, 2024
    Registrations are open for the fifth AIP State of Industry Webinar to be held on Wednesday, 21 August at 10 am (AEST). This webinar will look at a wide range of successful product stewardship and Away from Home programs that actively engage the consumer with the collection. Product stewardship programs enable households’ access to recycling […]