- Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)
- Australian Federal Government
- Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
- clean energy
- Digi-Key Electronics
- electricity generation
- Electric vehicles
- federal government
- machine learning
- Monash university
- National Artificial Intelligence Centre
- new technology
- quantum computing
- Queensland government
- Renewable Energy
- renewable hydrogen
- Star Scientific
- Supply Chain
- Victorian Government
- WA government
- wind farms
- Woodside Energy
- Star Scientific named a finalist in the SXSW Innovation Awards
Central Coast-based hydrogen company, Star Scientific, has been selected as a finalist for the 24th annual SXSW Innovation Awards, to take place at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals on 11-20 March to recognise and celebrate new technology developments in the connected world.
- Blue Grass Solar Farm to be built by X-Elio in Queensland
The federal government plans to invest $37 million to support the construction of the Blue Grass Solar Farm in Columboola in South-east Queensland.
- World Economic Forum launches first quantum computing roadmap
A new Insight Report released at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022 provides a roadmap for emerging opportunities in quantum computing, which is crucial in addressing future risks.
- Trellix is launched to protect customers with “living security”
Symphony Technology Group (STG), a private equity partner to data, software, and analytics companies, has launched Trellix, a new business that will deliver extended detection and response (XDR) to protect organisations focused on using machine learning and automation to accelerate technology innovation.
- Victoria fast-tracks renewable hydrogen for industry
The Victorian government is providing $6.6 million via its Renewable Hydrogen Commercialisation Pathways Fund to six renewable hydrogen projects aiming to clean up heavy transport, buses and industry.
- Urgent reform needed for new era of Australian electric trucks
In an Australian first, the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) and the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) have collaborated to develop the policies necessary to drive Australian trucking into a bright electric future.
- From agriculture to climate change solution with carbon farming
The WA government will deliver $3.3 million through the Carbon Farming and Land Restoration Program to 10 innovative carbon farming projects, to unlock the potential for agriculture to mitigate climate change through carbon sequestration in the state.
- Solar 30 30 30: Funding ultra-low cost solar technology
Up to $40 million is being made available through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to support R&D around solar PV technology, advancing the federal government’s priority to deliver ultra-low cost solar for Australia.
- Foton Mobility and BOC to boost hydrogen bus development in ANZ
BOC, a gas and engineering company, have announced a new MoU with Foton Mobility to develop the hydrogen bus sector in Australia and New Zealand.
- Digi-Key partners with CalcuQuote on its Quote API for customers
Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, has partnered with CalcuQuote to integrate its technology with Digi-Key’s Quote API to create an easy entry point for customers to connect with leading APIs, with less development interest.
- Industry co-designs reforms to accelerate renewable investment
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and the Clean Energy Council have published the Connections Reform Roadmap, seeking to improve the process of connecting new renewable energy, energy storage and hybrid projects to the National Electricity Market (NEM).
- Nestlé Australia switches to 100 per cent renewable electricity
Nestlé Australia has announced it is switching to 100 per cent renewable electricity, four years ahead of its global target of 2025.
- UTS develops a carbon-based biosensor to control robotic systems
A novel carbon-based biosensor has been developed at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) and is set to drive new innovations in brain-controlled robotics.
- Woodside and Monash assess viability of producing hydrogen at scale
Woodside Energy and researchers from Monash University have published a detailed assessment of how hydrogen energy can be environmentally produced at scale for industry use.
- ARENA supplies $100 million to build large-scale battery storage
The government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), is providing $100 million in grants for large-scale battery energy storage projects of 70MW or larger to provide essential system stability services to the electricity grid.
- GenCost reports renewables as the cheapest new build power
CSIRO’s annual GenCost report has again found renewables to be the cheapest new-build electricity generation option in Australia.
- Tasmania seeks to turn organic waste into bioenergy
The Tasmanian government is laying the foundations to make the most of modern bioenergy, one of the most widely used renewable energy generations sources in the world, through a new draft Bioenergy Vision for Tasmania.
- ANSTO gives vote of confidence for Australia’s nuclear capabilities
ANSTO has completed the largest coordinated safety and security review of the 15-year-old OPAL multi-purpose research reactor as part of a new approach to assessing performance, finding the reactor to be one of the safest and most reliable in world.
- Hydrogen-powered freight trains on the Aurizon for Queensland
Aurizon and Anglo American have announced they will undertake a study into using hydrogen-powered trains for bulk freight in Queensland.
- National Artificial Intelligence Centre to unlock AI potential
The federal government has launched the National Artificial Intelligence Centre to help unlock the potential of AI for business, by coordinating Australia’s AI expertise and capabilities.