All posts by Mike Wheeler

$125m Warwick Solar Farm powers UQ to 100 per cent renewable

Australia’s renewable energy research capacity has been boosted with the completion of The University of Queensland’s 64 megawatt solar farm at Warwick in the state’s south east. UQ vice-chancellor and president Professor Peter Høj AC said as the world demanded more energy for human wellbeing and economic development, renewables would provide a greater proportion of … Continue reading $125m Warwick Solar Farm powers UQ to 100 per cent renewable

Organic material unlocks faster and more flexible devices

Mobile phones and other electronic devices made from an organic material that is thin, bendable and more powerful are now a step closer thanks to new research led by scientists at The Australian University (ANU). Lead researchers Dr Ankur Sharma and Associate Professor Larry Lu say it would help create the next generation of ultra-fast electronic chips, which promise to be much … Continue reading Organic material unlocks faster and more flexible devices

Seven shortlisted for $70 million hydrogen funding round

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced that seven companies have been shortlisted and invited to submit a full application for the next stage of the Agency’s $70 million hydrogen funding round.   In April, ARENA opened the $70 million Renewable Hydrogen Deployment Funding Round to help fast track the development of renewable … Continue reading Seven shortlisted for $70 million hydrogen funding round

New ZVS Buck Regulators available in BGA tin-lead package

Vicor has released two new ZVS buck regulators the PI3323 and the PI3325, with an extended operating temperature range of –55 to +120°C and an optional tin-lead 10 x 14mm SiP BGA package for Mil COTS applications. These high-density and high-efficiency buck regulators have a 14 – 42V input voltage range and support nominal outputs … Continue reading New ZVS Buck Regulators available in BGA tin-lead package

New organic material unlocks faster and more flexible electronic devices

Mobile phones and other electronic devices made from an organic material that is thin, bendable and more powerful are now a step closer thanks to new research led by scientists at The Australian University (ANU). Lead researchers Dr Ankur Sharma and Associate Professor Larry Lu say it would help create the next generation of ultra-fast electronic chips, which promise to be much … Continue reading New organic material unlocks faster and more flexible electronic devices