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Kite Magnetics and Swinburne AIR Hub Unveil Ultra-High Efficiency Propeller for Electric Aircraft

Kite Magnetics, in collaboration with Swinburne University of Technology’s Aerostructures Innovation Research (AIR) Hub, has developed an ultra-high-efficiency propeller designed specifically for electric aircraft, promising significantly enhanced flight performance. The high-efficiency, low-noise propeller is a result of advanced computer simulations that will lead to improved propeller efficiency of up to 92%.
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Unlocking the Potential of Australian Homes for a Sustainable Future with Val.Ai

Australian family homes are poised to play a pivotal role in the nation's ambitious target to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Find out how Val.Ai are piloting Home Efficiency technology in 2023.
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Climate Salad supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Why our climate tech community is supporting the Uluru Statement from the Heart
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We have an Events Manager and his name is Christian!

As we grow and offer more in-person and online events, we now have an Events Manager, Christian
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Improving the sustainability of homes, that's hot!

Top Property is an online marketplace platform dedicated to energy and water efficiency, to improve the sustainability of our homes.
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Charcoal bricks of gold!

From woody wastes, we produce a charcoal briquette that replaces coal in steelmaking, a clean burning gas and a liquid biostimulant for agriculture.
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The big mobile charger changing the game

Electrobase mobile charging is changing the game.
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Revolutionising climate related risks

Geoneon is revolutionising the way asset managers assess climate-related risks and implement effective adaptation strategies with their cutting-edge software platform

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EVs are far cleaner than gas-powered cars — even if batteries require more mining

Fossil fuel cars emit 12 times more carbon dioxide per mile than electric ones

March 22, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
NSW puts $64 million into two green hydrogen hubs amid $1.5 billion in incentives now on the table

The NSW government is investing $64 million into the state’s the first two green hydrogen hub projects, in the Illawarra and Moree, as it also opens up applications for $1.5 billion in concessions for large-scale green hydrogen producers.

March 22, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Why are BP, Shell, and Exxon suddenly backing off their climate promises?

It wasn’t long ago that oil giants were trying to outdo one another with promises to cut carbon emissions and take on climate change.

February 21, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Existing Clean Technology Can Cut Australia’s Emissions 80 per cent in Five Years

Australia can slash its total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by over 80 per cent in five years using existing clean technology, a report has found. This is almost double the Federal Government’s current target of 43 per cent from 2005 levels.

February 21, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
This solar + storage system is made up of 1,300 second-life EV batteries

A hybrid solar + storage facility comprised of 1,300 second-life EV battery packs is fully operational in California.

February 21, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Energy Transition Investment Trends

Global investment in the low-carbon energy transition totaled $1.1 trillion in 2022 – a new record and a huge acceleration from the year before – as the energy crisis and policy action drove faster deployment of clean energy technologies.

February 21, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Uber and Lyft told to offer only electric ride-sharing in New York by 2030

Uber and Lyft, the two biggest ride-sharing companies in the New York City area have been told by Eric Adams, the city’s mayor, to clean up their fleet by 2030.

February 21, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
The Jump in Energy Prices Drove More Money to Climate Tech Last Year

Funding for startups aiming to decarbonize the environment rose 4% in 2022

February 6, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Billionaire bust-up burns Sun Cable project

A dramatic business bust-up between billionaires Andrew Forrest and Mike Cannon-Brookes has resulted in the collapse of the company behind a $35 billion solar power export project to Singapore, just when it was gearing up for a major campaign to put together funding for construction.

February 6, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Nuclear fusion need not apply: Planet-saving tech is ready to scale

Earlier this month, scientists shot a cluster of lasers at hydrogen isotopes and—for the briefest of moments—got an inkling of what it would be like to control a star.

February 6, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
NSW declares first renewable energy zone with offshore wind in plan to replace coal

The NSW Government has declared its fourth renewable energy zone – and the first to include access to offshore wind – as it races to put in the infrastructure for new wind, solar and storage to replace the country’s biggest fleet of coal generators.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Global renewable capacity growth set to double over next five years, says IEA

Global renewable power capacity growth is set to double over the next five years, driven by energy security concerns in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Australia’s National Electricity Market ‘needs 46GW/640GWh of dispatchable energy storage by 2050’

As the role of coal declines and ends in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM), huge growth in dispatchable energy storage capacity will be needed in the mix, along with other technologies.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Clean energy has a tipping point, and 87 countries have reached it

Solar power, electric cars, grid-scale batteries, heat pumps—the world is crossing into a mass-adoption moment for green technologies.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Climate Tech Startup Helps Disaster Recovery With Mobile Renewable Energy Grid

The global market for climate tech was $13.8 billion in 2021 and is expected to jump to $147.5 billion by 2032, according to Future Market Insights. One reason for rise is responding to disaster caused by climate change.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Renewable energy records tumble around the country as rooftop solar power soars

In events described as unprecedented, demand for electricity from the grid plummeted to record lows in Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia during the past two months.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Everledger partners with Ford on pilot project to improve battery recycling

Supply chain traceability company, Everledger, has revealed the launch of a world-first battery passport pilot with automotive manufacturer, Ford, to ensure responsible battery recycling from electric vehicles.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
AGL announces it will close Loy Yang A power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley up to 10 years sooner than planned

Energy giant AGL has announced it will close the Loy Yang A power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley up to 10 years earlier than planned, targeting the end of 2035 financial year.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Electric Airliner a Step Closer as Heart Unveils 30-Seat Model

Plans for the first electric airliner took a step forward as Swedish startup Heart Aerospace AB swelled its design to 30 seats, announced a factory site and won investment from Saab AB, maker of the Gripen fighter.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm