The December Quarter 2020 Quarterly Carbon Market Report released today by the Clean Energy Regulator shows two records were achieved last year, with 7 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable energy capacity delivered across Australia and 16 million Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs) issued. David Parker, Chair of the Clean Energy Regulator said the continued rapid … Continue reading Renewables added capacity and carbon units issued break records in 2020
On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $12.9 million in funding to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) for the development of a major Victorian Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Marketplace trial named Project Edge. Based in the Hume region of north east Victoria, the $28 million project … Continue reading Distributed energy marketplace trial giving consumers an edge
A reduction in petrol and jet fuel use due to COVID-19 has contributed to a drop in Australia’s emissions, according to preliminary estimates for the June quarter of 2020. The latest Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory includes preliminary greenhouse gas emissions estimates for this period. That’s in addition to estimates up to March 2020. … Continue reading Drop in emissions due to reduction in liquid fuels
AMS Instrumentation has introduced the Ecom analyser, which utilises electrochemical sensors to measure exhaust emissions, most commonly 02, CO, NO, N02, and S02 gases. It also has an available NDIR bench for measuring C02, high CO, and CH4.
One might think – after years of focus on global warming – that all the easy measures for reducing greenhouse gas emissions had been taken. And yet, as governments prepare for their 21st annual conference on climate change (COP21), some surprisingly low-hanging fruit remains.