All posts by Mike Wheeler

Australian Hydrogen Council grows alliances to fast track the industry

The Australian Hydrogen Council announced it has signed a series of Memoranda of Understanding with key organisations to collaborate on hydrogen issues, share information and facilitate project partnerships to fast track the deployment of hydrogen technologies. The Australian Hydrogen Council (AHC) has new partnerships with five industry bodies: Bioenergy Australia, the Clean Energy Council, the … Continue reading Australian Hydrogen Council grows alliances to fast track the industry

CSIRO sets sights on aerotropolis as new Sydney research hub

The CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has entered into discussions with the NSW Government to relocate up to 450 of its employees and researchers into a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of the new Western Sydney Aerotropolis, from 2026. Under the proposed move, a bespoke carbon-neutral CSIRO facility of up to 18,000 m2 would be … Continue reading CSIRO sets sights on aerotropolis as new Sydney research hub

Toxic water ‘cleaned’ by electricity

University of Sydney engineers have used electricity to clean up heavily polluted industrial wastewater. They hope the findings will help wineries, pharmaceutical manufacturers and other industries that must comply with strict wastewater regulations. A team of engineers may be one step closer to cleaning up heavily contaminated industrial wastewater streams. Researchers from the School of … Continue reading Toxic water ‘cleaned’ by electricity

Excavator powered by hydrogen technology

JCB has developed the first ever hydrogen-powered excavator.  The 20-tonne 220X excavator powered by a hydrogen fuel cell has been undergoing rigorous testing at JCB’s quarry proving grounds for more than 12 months. JCB Chairman Lord Bamford said: “The development of the first hydrogen fuelled excavator is very exciting as we strive towards a zero … Continue reading Excavator powered by hydrogen technology