Green energy orb environmentally outstanding

Green energy orb environmentally outstanding

A spectacular orb-shaped green energy storage facility being installed at one of Australia’s largest beef processing plants is helping to demonstrate how industry can profit from environmental initiatives.  The 6000m3  capacity flexible pvc-coated polyester fibre flexible storage tank collects biogas produced by the new Global Water Engineering COHRAL(TM)  Covered High Rate Anaerobic Lagoon being installed […]

Maintenance for mine profitability

Maintenance for mine profitability

Mining operations and manufacturing facilities rely on the continued safe operation of vehicles and machinery to maintain profitability. Any equipment failure can be expensive in terms of lost production and cost of repairs. An estimate for the cost of lost production for a single dragline is $8000 per hour in Australia making any breakdown very […]

India deal launches Australian firm’s global biofuels division

India deal launches Australian firm’s global biofuels division

Australian biofuel developer, Algae.Tec will join forces with India’s largest private sector enterprise, Reliance Industries, to take its innovative technology to the market. Western Australia-based Algae.Tec has partnered with Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Limited (RIIHL), a subsidiary of the Reliance Group, to build a pilot biofuels plant using its algae fuel technology. RIIHL will […]

Hope for Australian renewables fading fast

Hope for Australian renewables fading fast

Deployment of solar PV has grown at a 48% compound annual growth rate since 200 in Australia.  Construction of the southern hemisphere’s largest solar PV plant is getting underway. This follows swiftly on from the announcement that Australia has recently completed its two millionth small-scale renewable installation, just eight months after reaching the initial million mark. On first […]

Power women halve home energy use

Power women halve home energy use

Ten Sydney women have joined forces to make savings on their energy bills that would be enough to power four average family homes for a week. Many of the women exceeded their 20 per cent target and reduced their energy usage by more than half, providing them with significant financial savings in the lead up […]