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South Australia Climate Tech Showcase - Feb 8, 2023

South Australia boasts more renewable energy than any other state, but how do we make sure South Australia also becomes the net exporter of climate tech solutions?
Industry

Australia's defining moment in climate tech

The inaugural Climate Tech Festival was a defining moment in the Australian climate tech ecosystem, demonstrating the strength of this industry.
Companies

Unleashing the power of families for climate action

Be The Future unleashes the power of families to drive positive climate action
Industry

Taking Australian climate tech global

Meet the Australian climate tech companies taking on the US
Industry

HolonIQ Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100 2022

HolonIQ has announced their 2022 Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100
Industry

How early is too early to talk to an investor?

We caught up with early-stage energy climate tech investors at Investible to pick their brains about investing in climate tech startups.
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.

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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
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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
Solar payback times narrow as electricity prices rise

Rising electricity costs are reducing the payback periods for the cost of solar panels and their installation to be fully recouped by savings on electricity bills

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
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
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Olivia Utharntharm
E-Bikes a ‘Faster and Fairer’ Emissions Solution than Electric Cars

“Mass uptake of e-bikes” will also lead to “a significant early contribution” 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 “relatively low power (500 watts to 1400 watts).”

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Tesla's big battery started with an Elon Musk Twitter exchange – 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
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Olivia Utharntharm
€2 billion underground ‘water battery’ turns on in Switzerland

A giant ‘water battery’ capable of storing as much energy as 400,000 electric car batteries has been switched on in Switzerland.

July 26, 2022
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Olivia Utharntharm
Australia could rapidly shift to clean transport – 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
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Olivia Utharntharm