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Companies

SwitchDin's smart grid is making renewable energy equitable and efficient

SwitchDin paves the way for an intelligent, renewable grid.
Events

Climate Salad's Climate Tech Festival and Awards

Australia's innovative climate tech network is proud to present its inaugural Climate Tech Festival and sceond annual awards.
Companies

Data and devices are delivering real time climate impact

Industry Report Partner Wattwatchers uses scaleable tech to intelligently solve complex energy demands
Companies

Optimising HVAC for comfort and the climate

Hal Systems uses predictive tech to ensure as the demands of HVAC increase, the environmental cost does not.
Industry

Recovering engineer turned climate tech investor, meet Alezeia Brown

Recovering engineer turned climate tech investor Alezeia Brown talks to us about the upcoming Queensland Climate Tech Showcase.
Companies

Accurassi: tech to transform the supply of energy

Industry Report Partner Accurassi provides energy retailers and and financiers with the guidance and personalisation for homes to transition to zero carbon.
Industry

Melbourne Climate Tech Showcase report

It's always a little nerve-wracking to venture into new territory, but Melbourne did not disappoint with a strong Climate Tech community
Industry

A powerful force in carbon removal, Stripe's Climate ambitions

Stripe isn't just a Fintech company, it has ambitious plans to be a key player in carbon removal. We caught up with Head of Climate, Nan Ransohoff, about Stripe's plans to create a market for carbon removal by pooling demand.

News

Solar briefly overtakes coal in Australia as number one source of power nationally

For about half an hour on Friday, the national energy market caught a glimpse of what a renewables-powered future might look like. It was not caused by a shortage of coal-fired power, and it happened just outside the sunniest time of the year.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
E-Bikes a ‚ÄėFaster and Fairer‚Äô Emissions Solution than Electric Cars

‚ÄúMass uptake of e-bikes‚ÄĚ will also lead to ‚Äúa significant early contribution‚ÄĚ in reducing transport emissions, while asking much less of the power grid, the study found. E-bikes are a double boon to the grid because their home chargers run on existing circuits and draw ‚Äúrelatively low power (500 watts to 1400 watts).‚ÄĚ

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Tesla's big battery started with an Elon Musk Twitter exchange ‚Äď but behind the scenes, it wasn't that simple

It began with a bet between billionaires. In March 2017, Atlassian chief Mike Cannon-Brookes challenged Tesla boss Elon Musk to make good on a thought bubble about using batteries to solve South Australia's energy problems. "Tesla will get the system installed and working 100 days from contract signature or it is free," Mr Musk replied.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
‚ā¨2 billion underground ‚Äėwater battery‚Äô turns on in Switzerland

A giant ‚Äėwater battery‚Äô capable of storing as much energy as 400,000 electric car batteries has been switched on in Switzerland.

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Australia 'on track' to generate half its electricity from renewable sources by 2025, report finds

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering says the country's renewable energy share will rise to 69 per cent by 2030

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Renewables remain cheapest, but cost reductions on hold

Renewables remain the cheapest new-build electricity generation option in Australia, although inflation and supply chain disruptions will likely put cost reductions on hold for the next year, CSIRO’s annual GenCost report has found.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
CSIRO launches virtual Hydrogen Knowledge Centre

An online centre consolidating Australian hydrogen research and industry activities has been launched by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, aimed at supercharging the development of a clean and competitive hydrogen industry.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Meet the Adelaide fintech startup that’s about to revolutionise how banks issue green home loans

Home owners could soon save money on loans and insurance by making their homes more energy efficient, while banks and insurers gain new insights into the sustainability of their residential portfolios, thanks to Adelaide-based fintech startup ValAi.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Australia could rapidly shift to clean transport ‚Äď if we had a strategy.

Australia has no clear strategy to decarbonise transport. That’s a problem, because without a plan, our take-up of clean technologies like electric cars, trucks and buses is slow.

June 27, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Stone and Chalk group diversifies Australia’s climate tech

Stone and Chalk group diversifies Australia’s climate tech offerings, says CEO Fostering innovation in the start-up ecosystem.

June 24, 2022
Found by:
Alan Jones
NSW's largest coal mine to close

Mining giant BHP fails to find a buyer for its Mt Arthur operation in the NSW Hunter Valley, and announces it will close the site in 2030

June 24, 2022
Found by:
Andrew Rogers
Environmental impact statement released for Sun Cable's $30 billion solar energy project

Plans to build a massive solar energy project would result in significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in northern Australia

May 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
A cut-and-paste attack on electric vehicle batteries and renewables is spanning the globe. But is it right?

Unattributed extracts from an essay decrying renewables and electric vehicles are being used to undermine their environmental credentials

April 8, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Australia's Global Power System Transformation (G-PST) Research Roadmap

Developed with Australia's Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and leading research institutions, Australia’s Global Power System Transformation (G-PST) Research Roadmap details the research required to support Australia's transition to a stable, secure and affordable power system.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Hydrogen under $2 in reach as Hysata develops revolutionary process

Hysata, an Australian hydrogen technology company, has developed an ultra-high efficiency electrolyser, a major breakthrough in the industry’s attempt to reach the commercialisation milestone of producing a kilogram of hydrogen for under $2.

March 21, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Today’s energy crisis makes supporting clean energy start-ups more important than ever

IEAl: Periods of energy disruption, like the one we are seeing today, offer an opening for disruptive technologies. A helping hand for clean energy start-ups can help respond to the current energy crisis while also accelerating progress towards climate targets

March 21, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Gravity could solve renewable energy's biggest problem

To compete with fossil fuels, you need to "make renewables predictable," says Piconi, founder of Energy Vault, which means storing excess energy and being able to dispatch it when required.

March 21, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Lessons from Plaid for a future energy unicorn

The digital transformation of energy data with Equal Ventures’ Rick Zullo & Simran Suri

March 21, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
World is at a tipping point for climate action, executives say

A Deloitte report has found 74 per cent of Australian executives believe the world must act now to minimise the impact of climate change, up from 52 per cent.

January 25, 2022
Found by:
Michael Molitor