Paul Davy on South Australia’s sustainability champions

QUICK CHAT: “Irrespective of federal party lines or policies, the South Australian government finds ways through the sustainability maze,” Paul Davy tells The Green List.

Adelaide gets its first 6 Star NABERS Energy rating

Flinders Street in Adelaide is now home to what is claimed to be South Australia’s first building to achieve the top six star NABERS Energy rating and the first NABERS Indoor Environment rating.

Victorian government backs recyclable road projects

Australia is on the road to a more sustainable heavy construction materials industry, with the Victorian government handing out grants worth over $1.5 million this year for innovative road surface projects.

Martin Haese takes on new role

New Adelaide Lord Mayor is Sandy Verschoor replacing Martin Haese who has been appointed chair of the Premier’s Climate Change Council.

SAHMRI 2.0 strives for LEED Gold

The same architects behind the striking pinecone-inspired facade of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) building are on track to deliver a neighbouring facility that also puts energy efficiency at the heart of its design.

South Australia reveals plan to capitalise on waste crisis

While councils across the country come to grips with China’s decision to stop importing recycled waste, South Australia has released a 30-year plan it says could make it a circular economy world leader.

U City tops South Australia’s Green Star charts

Uniting Communities’ “U City” mixed-used development in Adelaide has scored more Green Star points than any other South Australian development.

DHA acts local and thinks global with Prince’s Terrace

Local sourcing was one of the key strategies used by Defence Housing Australia to ensure its recently completed Prince’s Terrace project in Adelaide went above and beyond on sustainability.

Schneider Electric and Planet Ark in sustainable microgrid first

The South Australian government has awarded two energy companies a $1.95 million grant to help build a solar and battery pilot project at a major distribution centre in Adelaide’s north. Schneider Electric and Planet Ark Power have partnered up to build the $13.9 million project, which will deliver sustainable and affordable energy to SA, including […]

CEFC finances wind and battery project

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has committed $150 million in debt finance to fund the 212 megawatt Lincoln Gap project, a 59-turbine wind farm in SA’s Port Augusta region and a 10MW battery energy storage system.