A lowering of Australia’s renewable energy target could lead to job losses and higher long-term electricity bills, according to a renewable energy group.
New jobs will be created only by new industries powered by technology-led intelligence and connectivity.
The CSIRO has developed a new material that prevents plastic from ageing and promises environmental and cost savings for the energy industry.
Federal MP Clive Palmer has called the Direct Action climate change policy a “token gesture” and said he could vote against budget bills to block it.
First Solar says it is having a rethink about future investments in Australia because of the Government’s approach to the Renewable Energy Target.
Scarce and expensive raw materials, rising energy prices, climate protection and demographic shifts are driving dramatic changes to manufacturing processes.
It’s no secret that our Australian manufacturing industry is taking a quite a hit lately.
The Canadian Solar manufacturing facility opened in London, Ontario on Thursday. It will employ 200 Canadians in the renewable energy sector.
The Labor Party has promised to introduce programs to ‘transform’ the manufacturing sector in Adelaide, as the South Australian election nears.
General Electric plans to spend big on environmentally friendly energy research, such as fracking technologies and wind turbines.
The applications by two major gas retailers to increase retail prices in NSW and the ACT by about 20 per cent will have a major effect on industry.
Industry 4.0 addresses the challenges faced by manufacturing companies, such as energy and resource efficiency.
A new solution from Siemens takes advantage of hot flue gases from arc furnaces to generate steam which can then be used for other steel mill processes or for generating electricity.
Schneider Electric and economist Jeremy Rifkin discuss the challenges the world faces as it enters the third industrial revolution.
What is the future of Australia’s gas reserves? While it might be good news for the gas industry, increasing international demand could cost manufacturing.
The CEO of building materials maker Boral, Mike Kane, has said that manufacturers are suffering badly from a lack of affordable energy.
A Toyota plant in the north-east of Japan has converted to gas and solar energy following the Fukushima nuclear accident, and producing 100,000 sedan vehicles a year.
The Coalition government’s direct action climate change policy has been rejected not only by environmentalists but also by industry.
The former Kurri Kurri Aluminium Smelter site should be transformed into a hub of renewable energy manufacturing.
Electricity and the carbon price have dominated our national policy debate in the past three years, but in the first 100 days of the next government’s life, there’ll be a new energy problem to tackle: natural gas.