Clean energy


Meet Australia’s next clean tech superstars – Part one

8:34PM | Tuesday, 14 August 2012 |  The introduction of the carbon tax has created new business opportunities for start-ups by making clean technologies more attractive for consumers. Here are the pioneers of the clean tech revolution. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

A taxing step forward for green start-ups

7:41AM | Wednesday, 20 July 2011 |  A price on carbon is supposed to make the big polluters unhappy enough to change their behaviour, drastically. But what about the smaller guys? BY RICHARD NICOL.

Solar power – a no dawn start

7:58PM | Wednesday, 6 July 2011 |  Research and development on energy is all about providing renewable base load power –something traditional solar thermal generation has been unsuccessful at achieving. That is until now.

THE NEWS WRAP: Zara prepares for Melbourne debut

6:08AM | Wednesday, 8 June 2011 |  Spanish fast-fashion retailer Zara will hit Melbourne for the first time next week, with a three-level 1,700 square metre store located in the Bourke Street Mall.

Tapping into the green tech surge

5:35AM | Thursday, 19 May 2011 |  The shift towards clean energy technology confirms there are plenty of opportunities for businesses to tap into the burgeoning market.

Malaysia a hotspot for clean tech start-ups: AIC

5:34PM | Monday, 16 May 2011 |  A growing opportunity for Australian green energy start-ups exists in Malaysia due to the size of the country’s palm oil industry, according to the Australian Institute of Commercialisation.