Power / Energy
How 3SIXT became a $250m consumer electronics success
We follow the fascinating journey over six years of the Australian consumer electronics brand 3SIXT.
Hands-on review: The Mophie Powerstation XXL
The Mophie Powerstation XXL is great for anyone who needs a good reliable portable charging solution or is looking to for a gift for a tech-loving friend or family member.
Calix launches advanced battery reactor in Victoria
BATMn is a $2.7m proprietary electric reactor, based on Calix technology, for producing advanced battery materials, part-funded by the Government.
New Schneider tool helps discern value of Li-ion
Schneider Electric’s TradeOff Tool delivers detailed cost and energy advantages of lithium-ion cells versus VRLA batteries.
Aus battery company awarded $3.5M for projects here and Europe
Calix will receive $3 million from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, plus $0.5 million for CO2 capture from cement production.
Apple recalls 2015 MacBook Pros because they could catch fire
Apple has issued a worldwide recall of older MacBook Pros, due to serious battery overheating and fire risks.
Kokam says days are numbered for lead acid batteries in the data centre
The battery solutions provider says the lead acid option is unwieldy, require heavy maintenance, lasts less than 5 years, and has a large footprint,
Exclusive: Schneider Electric CTO stirs data centre disruption debate
Kevin Brown says the last ten years has seen huge gains in the data centre industry, but now we need to start innovating for the next ten years.
AU govt echoes HP's recall of potentially fiery laptop batteries
The ACCC has reiterated HP’s recall with one of its own in an attempt to get Aussie consumers to check and replace their batteries if needed.