renewables

Boffins, green gurus and IT types in demand

Things are looking bright for those in the sustainability consulting, renewable energy and app development fields, with just released research from IBISWorld tipping upward trends for bottom lines for the…

GreenSync on expansion path following finance boost

Smart grid tech start-up GreenSync will extend its Australian services and expand internationally following a $11.5 million capital raising that attracted the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and Southern Cross Venture…

Liberal state governments promise to axe renewables targets

Opposition Liberal governments in Victoria, South Australia and Queensland have promised to axe their state’s renewable energy targets, responding to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s call for a unified national approach.…

Hydro eliminates need for coal and gas, ANU says

A 100 per cent renewable grid of solar and wind backed up by pumped hydro energy storage will eliminate the need for coal and gas, according to ANU researchers –…

Even banks are looking to buy into community energy

The current frustration with federal policy, soaring energy prices and an urge to tackle climate change is bringing some “unusual suspects” to the community energy table, according to Nicky Ison,…