The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $1.5 million to fund Australia’s first green hydrogen innovation hub at Jandakot in Western Australia. In Jandakot, ATCO will trial the production, storage and use of renewable hydrogen to energise a commercial-scale microgrid, testing the use of hydrogen in different settings and applications including in household appliances. … Continue reading Green hydrogen innovation hub to be built in WA
A love of science and the realisation that variety and the ability to build something was the key to a fulfilling career was the reason AMS’ analytical product manager Dr Dion Houtman became a process engineer. Having had his current role for the past year, Houtman said he knew during high school that the sciences … Continue reading Being challenged is key to job satisfaction
ABB has announced that its charging technology is now available in 95 percent of the worlds countries with an EV presence. This includes countries from Australia to Azerbaijan and India to Iceland. According to an ABB press release, the company’s sales of DC fast chargers has now exceeded 6,500, ranging from 50kW up to 450kW and includes … Continue reading ABB celebrates extended reach of EV charging infrastructure
As exploding batteries in mobile phones, computers and headphones continue to make headlines, researchers at Swinburne’s Centre for Micro-Photonics are one step closer to producing commercially viable, chemical-free, long-lasting, safe batteries.
The roll out of Australia’s biggest smart pole installation has begun across Newcastle, north of Sydney as Newcastle City Council unveils an ambitious smart city plan.
Pfizer Australia, the world’s largest pharmaceutical researcher which has manufacturing plants in Sydney and Perth, is rolling out digital analyst tools from South Australia-based sales automation specialist Complexica.
Telstra has launched Telstra Labs, Australia’s first public Internet of Things (IoT) innovation lab in Melbourne.
CSIRO research will fill a gap in the global energy technology chain to supply fuel cell vehicles with low-emissions hydrogen sourced from Australia.
Changes to the 457 visa scheme should not jeopardise Australia’s infrastructure boom, although some other engineering sectors could be affected.
Global shipbuilder Austal, which is currently tendering for the Commonwealth of Australia’s Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) SEA 1180 program, is seeking expressions of interest from experienced candidates for jobs in Adelaide.
According to Bill Ferris, chair of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), bold action is needed to harness Australia’s innovation potential, and has identified the nation’s six key innovation challenges.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has confirmed it is working with the South Australian Government to develop a financing package to support the accelerated delivery of Australia’s largest grid-scale battery storage project, for the South Australian energy market.
Siemens Australia has strengthened its distribution partnership with Colterlec to include its automation portfolio and associated products. The agreement will extend Siemens’ footprint in suburban and regional locations in Australia.
The latest complaints about the National Broadband Network (NBN), including concerns about slow download speeds and frequent dropouts, show that all is not well with the NBN.
Australian enterprises are boosting their Big Data analytics capability by investing more in tools and services to transform business processes and create new products and services, according to new research from emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte.
The South Australian government has announced its plan to spend $500 million on a new gas-fired power plant and battery storage system, in an effort to stabilise the state’s energy supply.
Google has acquired Australian data science company Kaggle in an effort to improve its artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities.
According to a story in the Sydney Morning Herald, Tesla’s Elon Musk has put domestic battery storage on the national agenda with his offer last week to solve South Australia’s power crisis for free if he did not deliver a large system with 100 days of signing a contract.
Pumped hydro storage can be used to help build a secure and cheap Australian electricity grid with 100 per cent renewable energy, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU).
The public debate over the problems of electricity supply displays a curious disconnect.