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Local cleantech start-up set to take global stage

Local cleantech start-up set to take global stage

3 November 2022

  • Canberra-based start-up in top-16 of over 1,900 cleantech start-ups in global competition
  • Spark3D print functional electronics cheaper, using less materials and producing less waste
  • It’s the first time an Australian team has made it to the top-16 of ClimateLaunchpad

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Top 3 cleantech startups in Australia named in ClimateLaunchpad Final

Top 3 cleantech startups in Australia named in ClimateLaunchpad Final

10 September 2022

9 September 2022, Sydney – Australia’s best clean technology startups have been named at the ClimateLaunchpad Australian Final on Friday night.

After intensive boot camps, trainings led by industry leaders, and ever-more competitive pitch panels, these three startups have taken …

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Meet the next generation of Aussie startups taking on climate change

Meet the next generation of Aussie startups taking on climate change

17 August 2022

18 August 2022, Sydney – Six green start-ups have emerged victorious and made it through to the Australian National Final of ClimateLaunchpad, due to take place on September 9.

ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s biggest cleantech and green business ideas competition, …

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Over 100 organisations join forces in push for improved energy efficiency in Australian homes

Over 100 organisations join forces in push for improved energy efficiency in Australian homes

10 August 2022

10 August 2022 – An alliance of more than 100 property, community, health and environmental organisations has today issued a forceful call to the country’s Building Ministers to lift the energy efficiency of new homes built in Australia.

The powerful …

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Regional Australia has huge potential for decarbonisation potential across ‘hard to abate’ supply chains find the latest report of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative 

Regional Australia has huge potential for decarbonisation potential across ‘hard to abate’ supply chains find the latest report of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative 

20 June 2022

20 June 2022, Melbourne – Major industrial regions – including the Pilbara, Kwinana, Hunter, Illawarra and Gladstone – have the natural resources, workforce and baseline infrastructure that can be expanded to support Australia’s net zero transition, according to a report

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Green light for net zero Decarbonisation Hub

Green light for net zero Decarbonisation Hub

9 May 2022

9 May 2022, Sydney – Research, development and commercialisation for decarbonisation technology in NSW is being fast tracked, with a $15 million investment in the NSW Decarbonisation Innovation Hub.

NSW Treasurer and Minister for Energy Matt Kean said the Hub

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World’s biggest cleantech pre-accelerator eyes breakthrough Australian research

World’s biggest cleantech pre-accelerator eyes breakthrough Australian research

24 February 2022

ClimateLaunchpad is looking for clean technology researchers with innovative ideas to translate their research into climate-focused businesses.

25 February 2022, Sydney – Applications are now open for ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s biggest cleantech and green business ideas competition.

Aimed at …

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Westpac and the CEFC join major industry initiative to explore net zero emissions in supply chains, underscoring the key role of finance in the transition

Westpac and the CEFC join major industry initiative to explore net zero emissions in supply chains, underscoring the key role of finance in the transition

21 February 2022

Melbourne, 21 February 2022 – Australia’s first bank and oldest company, Westpac, and Australia’s ‘green bank’ – the governmentowned Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) – are the latest to sign on as partners to the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative …

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Home retrofits would cut energy use, increase comfort of Australian homes – new study

Home retrofits would cut energy use, increase comfort of Australian homes – new study

13 December 2021

13 December 2021, Perth – Promising findings from the latest report out of the Reliable Affordable Clean Energy for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre (RACE for 2030 CRC), validates the growing interest in the need for Australian home retrofits for …

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Another strong year for Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreements

Another strong year for Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreements

13 December 2021

13 December 2021, Sydney – 2021 was a challenging year on many levels, but Corporate Purchasing of Renewables continues to be key feature of the energy market. The Business Renewable Centre Australia’s annual State of the Market report has found …

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