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  • Panasonic to invest $US1.6bn in Tesla's Gigafactory

    Longtime Tesla battery partner, Panasonic, said it will spend up to $US1.6 billion on the lithium-ion battery Gigafactory in the hopes it can cement its future in automotive electronics.

    Written by Lucas Mearian20 Jan. 16 06:18
  • Working towards the green data centre

    With the amount of energy now required to power the world’s data centres, the consumption policies and strategies surrounding them are becoming rather critical to organisations hoping to achieve sustainability and remain competitive.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner04 May 15 15:39
  • Solar tech, chicken chatter get top science prizes

    Developments in solar energy research, chicken chat analysis and the search for the perfect sunscreen are among the 19 winning entries in this year's Eureka Prizes for science held by the Australian Museum in Sydney.

    Written by Rodney Gedda18 Aug. 10 04:02
  • Gadgets harvest renewable energy

    Experiments are under way to harvest free energy through motion and the environment, which could lead to devices such as mobile phones that can be recharged without electricity. One Laptop Per Child has experimented with charging XO laptops through solar power, foot pedal and pull-string. Nokia last week released a kit that draws energy from cycling to recharge phones.

    Written by Agam Shah09 June 10 05:32