Energy news stories - Page 2
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Australia’s utilities sector must innovate to tackle energy poverty
Energy poverty affects over 42,000 families in Australia, namely indigenous Australians, pensioners and low-income families.
Traditional data centres won’t cut it for future energy consumption
Policy Connect's report has revealed there are grim concerns that the demand for data and digital service will exceed energy efficiency gains.
Edge, IoT and energy efficiency all feature in Vertiv MD’s forecast for AU
The year seems to be flying by with one month down already, but Vertiv A/NZ managing director Robert Linsdell says there is still much to come.
Australia's clean technology sector gets a $4.8m boost
“With Australia’s energy sector increasingly under pressure from volatile commodity prices, it is vital we transform the way our industry operates."
Electric Village to open in Gisborne - NZ’s first energy hub
Flick will also power the region’s first fast charging electric vehicle station which will be located on the main street outside the hub.
DigiPlex axes 25% from data centre customers’ power bills
When it comes to data centres, electricity makes up one of the major costs for businesses – after all, we always want access to our data right?
Power / Energy
Schneider Electric launches PowerTag, an electrical asset monitor
The company says PowerTag can monitor measure current, voltage, power, power factor and energy for all building types.
Lightning Lab Electric set to innovate energy sector
“Lightning Lab Electric is the vehicle for innovation within the relatively staid energy sector.”
Community project: Everyday Aussies skew energy market
"Business and governments should take heed: mum and dad investors love clean energy and they’re putting their money where their mouth is.”
World’s first tropical data center on trial in Singapore
"We want to develop new technologies and standards that allow us to operate advanced data centers in the most energy efficient way in the tropics."
School wins Torque conservation challenge - by switching off computers
Saving thousands on your school’s energy bill could be as simple as turning school computers and lights off after hours.
Tech industry invests in sustainability, looks at creating a healthy future
The consumer technology industry has a renewed focus on creating a healthier, more efficient future, and is looking at ways to advance sustainability.
Solid Energy prepares for more job cuts at Stockton
State-owned coal miner Solid Energy is preparing for more redundancies at its Stockton mine, near Westport, as slumping global prices for coking coal
University of Canterbury
Kiwi university student to provide Tonga with hybrid power
A University of Canterbury postgraduate electrical and computer engineering student is designing a hybrid renewable energy power system for the Ha’apai Island group in Tonga.
NZ firms missing energy cost cutting measures
Latest report suggests ICT sustainability must shift from idealism to commercialism.