Archived News for Energy Sector Professionals - August, 2013
A South Australian uranium mine has reported losses of $60 million over the last two years, recently blamed on the fallout from the Fukushima disaster.
New research by the Australian Energy Market Operator has shown converting to entirely renewable power could end up costing the same as continuing to use fossil fuels.
New research being undertaken by the Queensland University of Technology seeks to help small mining and exploration companies, but may have slightly missed the mark.
There is controversy unfolding over gas projects in the west, with a ruling that the approval of a massive offshore Kimberly gas hub was unlawful due to conflicting interests.
A major German power company has shut down six domestic plants and another provider is considering moving to Turkey, as the nation trims down its addiction to fossil fuels and carbon-heavy energy.
With eyes around the world looking for new ways to end the global reliance on oil and coal, many are beginning to focus on the embattled but still solid source; uranium.
The West Australian government has paid attention to the massive public and governmental criticism of plans to cut the state’s solar feed-in tariff, the Premier has decided not to go ahead with changes he now calls the “wrong decision.”
A team of engineering students at the University of New South Wales has had a re-think of the traditionally super-sleek solar car design, remodelling the sun-mobile with humans in mind.