Wollongong Uni secures $5m to host renewables and grid-focused training centre

The funding will support the development of the ARC Training Centre in Energy Technologies for Future Grids, which will deliver industry-linked research into renewable energy

UK and Australia form partnership to drive low emission technologies

The first initiative will be a joint industry challenge to increase the competitiveness of industry, reduce emissions and support economic growth

Who are the five biggest coal producers in the world?

This week, ELN’s Top 5 series looks at the five biggest coal producing countries in the world

Australia grants $16.5m for its ‘biggest’ PET plastics recycling facility

It will have the capacity to recycle the equivalent of an estimated one billion PET bottles a year

Could hydrogen bring us one step closer to green aluminium?

Mining group Rio Tinto has partnered with ARENA to explore whether hydrogen can replace natural gas in alumina refineries to reduce emissions

Australia backs six carbon capture projects with $50m investment

They are expected to create nearly 470 direct jobs and deliver around $412m of investment, most of them in regional areas

Electrolysers drink beer for good!

An Aussie startup has developed technology that converts brewery wastewater into hydrogen fuel for vehicles

Australia’s first pumped hydro project in 37 years reaches financial close

Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro will also be the first project to be used specifically to support the integration of variable renewable energy generation from solar and wind

First poo-powered SUV launched

The vehicle can travel for 450 metres using electricity generated by one person’s daily habits

Aussie Uni sets net zero curriculum

It hopes to achieve below zero emissions for its energy, waste, business travel and direct greenhouse gas emissions on campus