$12.4 million for clean innovation researcher networks

The federal government has announced funding of $12.4 million to support five major projects that will help Australian researchers collaborate globally on clean energy research and development. The International Clean Innovation Researcher Networks grants will support networks focussed on renewable energy and clean technologies such as solar, wind, storage, green metals, and their supply chains.…

Treasury Wines goes solar at Barossa winery

The maker of Penfolds wines Treasury Wine Estates gone live with the largest winery solar installation in Australia at its Barossa Winery and Production Centre in South Australia. Commissioned 12 months ago and now operational, there are almost 6,000 solar panels at the Barossa site alone, putting wines including Penfolds, Wynns, Squealing Pig and Pepperjack…

Glaciem delivers novel cooling system to Coles

In a world-first, Adelaide-based Glaciem Cooling Technologies has deployed its groundbreaking energy-efficient refrigeration solutions to help leading Australian retailer Coles reduce CO2 emissions in line with its sustainability ambitions. The company today demonstrated how it can provide large industrial and commercial businesses with heating and cooling solutions that support decarbonisation by installing the company’s unique…

Electricity infrastructure gets green boost

The latest round of electricity generation Capacity Investment Scheme (CIS) auctions are underway which are aimed at unlocking around $10 billion of investment and adding 6GW to support grid reliability and security. The federal and New South Wales governments today announced auctions that will deliver almost one gigawatt of additional dispatchable capacity, eliminating the forecast…

ClearVue to build WA solar PV and nanoparticle manufacturing facility

Building-integrated photovoltaics company ClearVue Technologies has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Western Australian government to bring manufacturing of its core components onshore. The company will establish a WA-based photovoltaic (PV) and nanoparticle components manufacturing facility. Onshoring will mitigate supply chain risks in line with the company’s global strategy, while benefitting the economy,…