Archived News for Green Sector Professionals - September, 2018
Engineers have harnessed the abilities of both a solar cell and a battery in one device.
Nanocrystals tested for solar boost
Australian researchers have used nanocrystals to boost the production of hydrogen fuel.
SA battery on track to repayment
Financial forecasts suggest SA’s Tesla lithium-ion battery will make back a third of its construction costs in its first year of operation.
Musk hit with fraud claim
US regulators want to oust Elon Musk as chief executive of Tesla on allegations of securities fraud.
Mango skins show sludge skills
Nanoparticles from green mango peel could be used to clean up oil sludge.
Melbourne warned of PFAS rivers
Melbourne residents are being told to steer clear of certain rivers.
Sydney desal gets green tick
Experts say highly saline flows from the Sydney Desalination Plant will not affect surrounding marine life as commonly believed.
Adani moving on rail plan
Adani has triggered a new regulatory process for the rail line to its planned Carmichael coal mine.
ASIC urges climate details
ASIC says Australian companies should do more to disclose risks posed by climate change.
Labor backs TPP-11 trade deal
Federal Labor has given up its opposition the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
NT Inpex deal revealed
Reports say the NT Government seeks “approval” from gas giant Inpex before it releases details on the project.
Rubbish power coming to QLD
Queensland is paving the way for construction of a $400 million waste-to-energy incinerator near Brisbane.
Oldest animal uncovered
Scientists have found what appears to be the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record.
Serious steps for strawberry scare
Federal authorities have been pulled into the ongoing strawberry contamination saga.
Adani extraction allowed
The Federal Government has ruled Adani does not need a full environmental impact assessment to extract 12.5 billion litres ...