74 per cent of Norway’s new cars are electric. Australia? Just 0.7 percent.

Buying and running electric vehicles for business fleets is too costly under Aussie tax rules, say researchers from Griffith University and Monash University.Their report, published today by the RACE for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre, proposes practical tax changes to support home charging and allow fleet managers to quickly adopt battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

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Riding the ‘Green Wave’
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Government commits to Australian Energy Employment Report

Clean energy is a multi-billion-dollar sector that employs hundreds of thousands of Australians. However, the jobs across the whole energy sector including renewable energy and energy efficiency have never been systemically counted. Australia is to adopt the United States’ gold standard of measuring energy sector jobs with the Commonwealth Department of Industry, Science, Energy and […]

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RACE sponsors ClimateLaunchPad

World’s biggest cleantech pre-accelerator eyes breakthrough Australian research For the second year running, RACE for 2030 will be sponsoring Climate-KIC Australia’s ClimateLaunchPad program. ClimateLaunchpad is the world’s largest and most successful preaccelerator program for climate start-ups. Its mission is to unlock the global potential for cleantech to address climate change and help to fast track […]

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Home retrofits would cut energy use, increase comfort of Australian homes – new study

Promising findings from the latest report out of the Reliable Affordable Clean Energy for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre (RACE for 2030 CRC), validates the growing interest in the need for Australian home retrofits for thermal and energy efficiency. The report, entitled “Pathways to Scale: Retrofitting One Million+ Homes,” outlines the design and implementation of a […]

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Key pathways to net zero for Australian cement and concrete identified

The recently released independent report ‘Decarbonisation Pathways for the Australian Cement and Concrete Sector’ confirms the Australian industry’s ambition of net zero carbon cement and concrete to Australian society by 2050 is achievable. VDZ,  a world-renowned research centre, providing practical and quality-oriented joint research and services in the field of cement and concrete was commissioned […]

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RACE for 2030 appoints new Board Director

RACE for 2030 is pleased to announce the appointment of James Colbert to its Board of Directors. Board Chair Louise Sylvan thanked all applicants in a highly competitive expression of interest process that attracted over 70 candidates and had been guided by RACE for 2030’s commitment to promoting inclusion and diversity. “James brings a shared […]

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Net Zero Industry and Innovation

NSW Government The Net Zero Industry and Innovation Program is the NSW Government’s plan to support and partner with industry to reduce emissions and help NSW businesses prosper in a low carbon world. This program is part of the NSW Government’s NSW Net Zero Plan Stage 1: 2020-2030 to reduce emissions by 35 percent by […]

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