How an Aussie invention could soon cut 5% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions

By Andrew Blakers, Professor of Engineering, Australian National University In the 1980s, a global race was underway: to find a more efficient way of converting energy from the sun into electricity. Some 30 years ago, our research team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) came up with a breakthrough, called the PERC silicon…

1414 Degrees successfully trials biogas energy storage

Energy storage company 1414 Degrees (ASX: 14D) has successfully integrated its GAS-TESS energy storage system with a SA Water wastewater treatment plant. The system is the first in the world to store energy from biogas created in the waste treatment industry in molten silicon, recovering the energy later to generate electricity. As reported in @AuManufacturing,…