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World’s biggest cleantech competition eyes emerging battery sector in Australia

World’s biggest cleantech competition eyes emerging battery sector in Australia

21 May 2020

ClimateLaunchpad partners with the Future Battery Industries CRC to support emerging energy storage innovations in Australia. Sydney, 20 May 2020 – The world’s largest green business ideas competition, ClimateLaunchpad, is turning its eye toward the emerging battery technology sector in Australia, striking up a partnership with the Future Battery Industries CRC for the 2020 program. “The …

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No stopping the world’s largest cleantech competition in the days of COVID-19

No stopping the world’s largest cleantech competition in the days of COVID-19

7 May 2020

The world’s largest green business ideas competition, ClimateLaunchpad, is marching on, and its 2020 edition will take place in 70 countries online, including Australia. Given we are all stuck inside in light of COVID-19, thinking of how we want the world to be on the other side of this crisis, we are in a unique …

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The appetite for PPAs in light of COVID19

The appetite for PPAs in light of COVID19

24 April 2020

A strong pipeline of projects is progressing, although strong headwinds are resulting in some delays A longer-term perspective is encouraged since fundamental market risks will remain Economic stimulus with local content will add extra value for jobs and supply chains Climate change and stakeholder expectations remain as pertinent as ever  On Wednesday 8th April 2020 the Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A) hosted their first instalment of its 2020 webinar …

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Beyond the crisis: Building back better

Beyond the crisis: Building back better

9 April 2020

It’s abundantly clear we are operating in a new context. In the first quarter of this year we have seen a strain on our environmental, our health and economic systems at levels that haven’t been seen by Australians alive today.  In managing this new emergency, we have not lost sight of the emergency that is …

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Why the slowdown in corporate PPAs?

Why the slowdown in corporate PPAs?

17 February 2020

This article was originally published in ecogeneration. To read the original, please click here. All of the bumps and hiccups that accompany the integration of large amounts of renewable energy into the grid have caused PPA buyers to pause for breath, write Finnian Murphy and Chris Briggs. In the past three years, corporate renewable power …

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Tackling Adelaide’s urban heat by cooling roads

Tackling Adelaide’s urban heat by cooling roads

29 January 2020

MEDIA RELEASE An innovative way to tackle urban heat is underway in Adelaide’s Central Market District which has the potential to make our city a more attractive place to work and live. The Cool Road Adelaide project will test how three heat reflective treatments applied to a 100-metre part of Bowen Street West work to reduce …

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Climate-KIC Australia Annual Report 2018-19 Launched

Climate-KIC Australia Annual Report 2018-19 Launched

17 December 2019

Dear Climate-KIC Community, As I head off for my annual break, I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the year that has been, give thanks to you for your ongoing support and recognise the efforts of my team. There has never been a more important time for climate action. As I write this, …

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70 Australian organisations make the switch to renewable energy

70 Australian organisations make the switch to renewable energy

19 November 2019

Seventy leading Australian organisations have made the switch to renewable energy in the past two years and procured nearly 2.3 GW of electricity – enough to power about 1.3 million homes* – according to a new report by the Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A).The BRC-A released its first State of the Market report for Corporate Renewable PPAs today …

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Ready to take action on climate change?

Ready to take action on climate change?

25 September 2019

Climathon 2019 now open for registration Climate-KIC Australia, is thrilled to invite participants to register for the 2019 Climathon in Sydney! Now more than ever, we need innovative, grassroots action to tackle the challenges of climate change. We have seen, especially over the past few weeks, how when people decide to take real action, and …

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Catalysing Climate Action – Our strategy for 2019-2022

Catalysing Climate Action – Our strategy for 2019-2022

16 September 2019

We are delighted to present Climate–KIC Australia’s new strategic plan “Catalysing Climate Action”.   This strategy for growth will guide our organisation through to 2022, and renew our mission to inspire and enable climate action by being a catalyst for systemic change, through innovation.    This strategy was developed following extensive consultation with our industry, government and research partners. We are grateful for their thoughtful …

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