Food and beverage production needs high volumes of energy and produces large amounts of waste. What are the best ways for companies to be environmentally sustainable while maintaining economic efficiency? PACE talks to Total Construction’s James Bolton and Rob Blythman. Food and beverage processing is highly energy intensive. Producing the heat required for industrial production, … Continue reading Making production sustainable and efficient
An early detection system for powerline faults designed at RMIT University will be scaled up for commercialisation following the signing of an agreement with IND Technology. The Early Fault Detection (EFD) system can predict powerline faults before they can cause blackouts or bushfires. The system’s patented sensing method and data processing algorithm can identify the … Continue reading Early detection system for powerline faults to go commercial
As battery storage technology becomes more affordable, more companies are turning to renewable energy as a means of cutting down on energy costs. PACE talks to Total Construction’s James Bolton and Rob Blythman about what needs to be considered when transitioning to solar power. With high power costs looking likely to remain a norm, Australian … Continue reading Powering the factories of the future
The federal government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has announced $460,500 in funding to the Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity (A2EP) to investigate opportunities for using renewables in process heating in manufacturing. Process heating accounts for the largest share of onsite energy use in Australian manufacturing. Low temperature processes offer the greatest opportunity … Continue reading Federal government funds study into renewables potential for process heating
South Australian energy storage company 1414 Degrees will start trading on the Australian Securities Exchange from tomorrow after raising $16.3 million as part of its IPO. The company has spent a decade and A$15 million developing its silicon storage technology and will begin trading as a public company from 11am Australian Eastern Standard Time on … Continue reading Energy storage company lists on Australian stock exchange
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
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
CSIRO has announced a partnership with start-up company Ecocentric, on a system that recognises the electrical ‘fingerprint’ of individual appliances to increase energy efficiency in buildings.
New research from Michigan Technological University scientists addresses “nightmare” scenarios for energy systems, where hackers exploit security weaknesses and execute a disruptive plan of cyber attacks.
NHP has announced a partnership with Switch Automation to deliver InfoSyte, an energy management software solution from NHP tailored to the Australian and New Zealand markets.
Yokogawa Electric has announced the completion of its acquisition of Soteica Visual Mesa (SVM), a leading energy management technology provider.
Research firm MarketsandMarkets is predicting that the global market for analytics across the manufacturing sector will more than double to reach a value of $8.45 billion by 2021.
Smart building energy management company carbonTRACK will be one of six companies representing Australia at the Techventure innovation summit held in Singapore.
Facilities managers are facing increasing pressures to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings and move to a more sustainable operating model says Schneider Electric.
Schneider Electric has achieved ISO 50001 Energy Management certification at their Gepps Cross (South Australian) manufacturing plant.
Schneider Electric introduces a new range of smart devices designed to bring connectivity for efficient energy, network and asset management systems.
Schneider Electric has announced that Gareth O’Reilly has been appointed the company’s new Zone President, Australia & New Zealand.
Delta showcased a broad spectrum of energy-efficient technologies that enable high standards of energy conservation in Australia.
A new book by UK energy management expert, Dr Steven Fawkes discusses the threats to energy security in the modern world.
Rockwell Automation event brings together industry leaders showcasing solutions that enable a connected enterprise.