A revolutionary and emerging class of energy-harvesting computer systems require neither a battery nor a power outlet to operate, instead operating by harvesting energy from their environment.
Australian scientists are designing vital components for what is currently the world’s largest science-engineering project – the development of a $19 billion fusion energy generator.
Iceland is drilling into volcanoes to tap the energy created by magma, which could act as an innovative new form of renewable energy.
Following South Australia’s recent state-wide blackout, there are important questions being asked. Was extreme weather the only cause? Has South Australia replaced fossil fuels with renewables too quickly?
Based on an analysis from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), the sudden loss of half of South Australia’s wind power was the main contributing factor to the state-wide blackout that occurred last month.
Tidal energy technology is being trialled for the first time in Tasmania. Researchers believe the technology has the potential to be among the cheapest forms of renewable energy, as well as a range of other benefits.
The first commercial solar farm in a project aiming to provide options for Australia’s struggling vignerons has gone live.
Power is gradually returning to South Australia after wild storms blew across the state last night, but some areas could be offline for days, as the storm damaged essential infrastructure.
Carnegie Wave Energy has been awarded $2.5 million by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to build the world’s first solar, battery and wave integrated microgrid project in Western Australia.
Senator Nick Xenophon has blamed renewables for the state-wide blackout in South Australia yesterday.
According to the NSW Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, NSW will aim to meet its renewable energy target as per the Paris agreement. However, fossil fuels aren’t going anywhere, writes Stephanie Stefanovic.