To decarbonise Australia’s energy and industrial sectors, Australia’s chief scientist, Dr Alan Finkel says the need for carbon capture and storage (CCS) alongside other renewables is critical, according to CO2CRC’s CEO, David Bryers at an address to the National Press Club last week. Bryers mentioned that by 2040 it is expected that there will be … Continue reading Australia’s chief scientist calls for a technology-driven transition to clean energy
Hydrogen will play a key role in the transition to a planet the runs on clean energy, but scaling up production is a major challenge currently facing the world’s engineers, investors, and governments, according to Australia’s chief scientist, Alan Finkel. At the World Engineers Convention 2019, Finkel and Paul Durrant, head of innovation strategies at … Continue reading Is hydrogen the fuel of the future?
In a move to inspire young students to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, Bosch Australia has launched “Learn@Bosch”, a program designed for Year 6 Primary School students. As part of the program, Bosch will provide real-world and inspiring context for learning. Rather than sending employees out to schools, Bosch Australia will invite students to … Continue reading Bosch Australia launches Learn@Bosch
Manufacturing Australia has welcomed the government’s new energy plan, saying it is right to focus on affordability and reliability alongside emissions reduction. In a statement, the group’s executive director Ben Eade said the move would encourage all parties to make a “clear eyed assessment” of the plan and that the Finkel energy review, which was scrapped by the Turnbull government … Continue reading Manufacturing Australia welcomes revised energy plan
Australian chief scientist Alan Finkel will today profess his support for a clean energy target, which he believes will have the lowest impact on power prices compared to other schemes. According to Finkel, doing nothing about climate change will end up being the most expensive option. He will be recommending that the operators of all large … Continue reading Alan Finkel warns over lack of action on climate
Large energy consumers are asking the federal government to fix its energy policy after several of them were hit with price increases of up to 100 per cent while troubled aluminium producer, Alcoa, was given a sweetheart deal. According to The Australian Financial Review, key Australian energy and manufacturing users, including Brickworks and BHP Billiton, … Continue reading Big energy consumers angry about massive price hike