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Riding the ‘Green Wave’
May 9, 2022
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Government commits to Australian Energy Employment Report
March 14, 2022

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
February 24, 2022

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
December 10, 2021

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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Events
State of Energy Research Conference 2021
December 7, 2021

Accelerating research for a speedy energy transition 7-9 DECEMBER 2021 VIRTUAL EVENT | 1-7PM AEST The Energy Research Institutes Council for Australia (ERICA) is running its 2nd national State of Energy Research Conference (SoERC) – the inaugural conference having been held in Canberra in July, 2019. This year, the Monash Energy Institute is coordinating and hosting this conference […]

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Developing the future energy workforce
December 7, 2021

Are we prepared to address the skills of the future? The energy sector is changing and the potential to grow Australian energy jobs is vast. Yet, current data about Australia’s energy workforce is very poor, thus, an Australian Energy and Employment Report is needed. Join our RACE for Everyone Program Leader Greg Morrison, Head of […]

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Key pathways to net zero for Australian cement and concrete identified
December 3, 2021

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
November 19, 2021

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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Media Releases
Rewarding flexible demand: Customer friendly cost reflective tariffs and incentives
November 17, 2021

Smarter prices could save billions in clean energy transition   Changing the structure of electricity prices could give customers more control over their electricity usage and slash energy bills. That is a key finding of a new report released by the Reliable Affordable Clean Energy for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre (RACE for 2030 CRC). The […]

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