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World-first Integrated Ocean Energy Marketplace planned for Albany, WA

World-first Integrated Ocean Energy Marketplace planned for Albany, WA

14 October 2021

With over 70% of our earth covered by oceans and over 85% of Australia’s population living within 50km of the coast, why isn’t energy from the ocean a mainstream source of renewable energy? The CSIRO estimates that wave energy alone could contribute up to 11% of Australia’s energy by 2050. Given this potential, theAustralian Ocean …

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New insights for geothermal heat pump technology in Australian context

New insights for geothermal heat pump technology in Australian context

6 September 2021

7 September 2021, Sydney –  With approximately six months remaining, the Fairwater Living Laboratory project is returning promising results about the use of ground source geothermal heat pumps in a residential setting. The Fairwater Living Laboratory project was established in 2019 with the aim of assessing the performance of ground source geothermal heat pumps in …

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Top 3 cleantech startups in Australia named

Top 3 cleantech startups in Australia named

27 August 2021

Friday, August 27 2021, Sydney – Australia’s best clean technology startups have been named at the ClimateLaunchpad Australian National Final on Friday night. From over 60 Aussie entrants, these three cleantech startups will progress to the Southeast Asian Final of the competition, slated to take place next month, and hopefully, from there, at least one Aussie …

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The use of climate scenarios in Australia

The use of climate scenarios in Australia

16 August 2021

16 August 2021, Sydney – In order to make assessments of the future, increasingly more organisations and businesses are looking to ‘scenario planning’, in which available data informs a series of possible outcomes (‘scenarios’). Climate scenarios are becoming more popular among organisations that want to understand the risks and opportunities associated with different climate futures and weigh possible responses based on those futures. In …

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Meet Australia’s next generation of start-ups taking on climate change

Meet Australia’s next generation of start-ups taking on climate change

23 July 2021

23 July 2021 – Eight green start-ups have emerged victorious and made it through to the Australian National Final of ClimateLaunchpad, due to take place in late August. ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s biggest cleantech and green business ideas competition, has kicked off its competition phase in Australia. Since entering the program in April, 28 early-stage cleantech …

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Heavy industry’s net-zero transition effort boosted by $2m ARENA grant and partnership with Rio, HSBC

Heavy industry’s net-zero transition effort boosted by $2m ARENA grant and partnership with Rio, HSBC

14 July 2021

14 July 2021, Melbourne – An effort to transition ‘hard-to-abate’ sectors to net-zero emissions by 2050, including iron and steel, aluminium and chemical supply chains has been boosted by both a $2 million grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and major players Rio Tinto and HSBC joining the initiative, along with research provider …

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Pathway to impact: Reflections and key learnings

Pathway to impact: Reflections and key learnings

30 June 2021

30 June 2021, Sydney – As we enter a new financial year, I take a pause and reflect on Climate-KIC’s pathway to impact. I joined the organisation three and a half years ago, keen to apply the innovation and strategy capabilities that I had built up in financial services companies, to the climate challenge. When I joined the organisation, our goal was clear – we wanted systems transformation. …

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We have the technology: New report shows future possibilities for net zero in hard-to-abate sectors

We have the technology: New report shows future possibilities for net zero in hard-to-abate sectors

28 June 2021

Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative wraps up first phase, releasing early findings into emissions reduction opportunities across supply chains 27 June 2021, Melbourne – One year since launch, the first phase of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative – a platform for Australia’s industry and related businesses to work collectively towards net zero emissions by …

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A Cleantech Start-up Using Consumer Power to Repair the Planet

A Cleantech Start-up Using Consumer Power to Repair the Planet

27 April 2021

When Greener (then known as Green Wallet) sent their application form in to the ClimateLaunchpad 2019 competition, they were just two guys, some mates they wrangled some favours out of, and a goal. They wanted to build a solution that would help people to repair the planet with every dollar they spend. Through their ClimateLaunchpad …

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Business Renewables Centre – Australia: System-wide collaboration for catalytic climate impact

Business Renewables Centre – Australia: System-wide collaboration for catalytic climate impact

24 April 2021

In the world of climate innovation, the Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A) is not a textbook venture. Rather, it is an unprecedented organisational collaboration, allowing market competitors to access high-value renewable electricity contracts by acting systemically. There are a number of pain points for transitioning mid-to-large scale electricity users to renewables. For renewable energy developers, …

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