Waste and Recycling: how else are the problems piling up in NSW?

excavator on trash pile

Waste and Recycling. My previous article listed some of the ways NSW is failing to manage its waste. Unfortunately, the pile of problems is actually a lot bigger than just not having enough landfill airspace. The NSW Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery (WARR) Strategy 2014-21, published in 2014, set a waste diversion target for household waste […]

When it comes to managing waste, NSW is in trouble

bin chicken ibis bird trash

NSW waste management in trouble. I am writing (again) about where New South Wales is going wrong in matters concerning waste and the circular economy. I decided to write four short articles to go through the issues in detail. Yes, it takes more than one article. The first two articles deal with a short inventory […]

Renewable hydrogen costs “expected to plummet” by 2030 – here’s how

electricity long exposure

Renewable hydrogen costs to plummet. Following in 2021 where renewable hydrogen emerged as a crucial lifeline for emissions, intensive industries facing growing pressures to de-carbonise, 2022 is set to mark an inflection point for hydrogen investment – where investment and production surge to new highs – provided governments get on board. New analysis from energy […]

Bioenergy Roadmap Review. What does it mean for Australia?

Bioenergy Roadmap Review

Australia’s Bioenergy Roadmap Review is out. Designed to help inform future policy and investment decisions, the roadmap sets out a vision for a sustainable bioenergy industry that delivers lower emissions, regional growth, energy resilience and waste management benefits for Australia. So, what does it mean for us? The benefits for Australia According to the roadmap, […]

Hydrogen start-up seeks funds to convert old coal generator to biomass

convert old coal generator

Hydrogen start-up seeks funds to convert old coal generator to biomass. As featured in Renew Economy “New hydrogen developer Verdant Technologies is making a pitch to become one of Australia’s largest hydrogen producers after launching a $2 million pre-IPO capital raising to fund its plans to revive the closed Redbank coal fired Power Station, convert […]

Hydrogen: 2021 inflection point, demand forecast and export market

Hydrogen: 2021 inflection point

“Hydrogen: 2021 inflection point – On the Bid is a new Stockhead video series featuring a round table of experts discussing a new investment topic each week. In this edition, host Oriel Morrison discusses the hydrogen market. Populating the expert panel this week is Stephen Gauld, Managing Director of Infinite Blue Energy, Scott Brown, CEO of Pure […]

Biomass power for the Hunter seen as positive step to tackle climate change

wind power mill in farm

“Hunter Energy Executive Forester, John Halkett, discusses biomass-based renewable energy in the Hunter Valley with The Hon Joel Fitzgibbon, MP for Hunter.“ THE conversion of the Redbank power station at Warkworth, NSW, near Singleton, to biomass energy will be a significant contributor to the Hunter Valley economy, says Joel Fitzgibbon, MP Hunter. Hunter Energy, the […]

African Cup of Nations 2023 provides hydrogen with a springboard to revolutionise the energy sector in the Ivory Coast, says iH2 founder

volleyball in net

One of football’s most prestigious tournaments, the African Cup of Nations, is providing an opportunity to showcase Africa’s hydrogen prowess and the innovative solutions that local companies have been developing. One such company is iH2, an Ivory Coast-based company which is seeking to use the reputable event to exhibit to the world the potential that […]

NSW Energy from Waste – Environment Protection Authority

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The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) recognises that the recovery of energy and resources from the thermal processing of waste has the potential, as part of an integrated waste management strategy, to deliver positive outcomes for the community and the environment. Read the full report here.

North Coast Residues – 2023 North Coast Forestry Project

north coast residues cover

The main purpose of this project was to determine the potential availability of forestry residues for bioenergy generation and other applications on the North Coast of NSW, for three main regional “hubs”: Bulahdelah, Kempsey and Grafton. The provision of field-based information on residue availability and any potential impacts of extraction support the long-term sustainability of […]