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Lighting up Roseworthy campus with renewables

Our Roseworthy campus is closer to generating, supplying and storing nearly half its energy needs thanks to $780,000 from the State Government’s $150 million Renewable Technology Fund.
The funding will support the installation of a $1.56 million 0.5MW/2MWh battery storage system and increase the benefits of a $4.2 million 1.2MW solar project that will supply more […]

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UoA Shortlisted for Green Gown Awards

The Green Gown Awards are the only Award Scheme dedicated to recognising excellence in sustainability within the Australiasian tertiary education sector and the University of Adelaide has been shortlisted in five categories for this year’s Awards:

Student Engagement (Adelaide Sustainability Association)
Staff Achievement (Dr Charlie Hargroves)
Creating Impact (Ecoversity Award)
Facilities & Services (Schulz BMS upgrade)
Community (Carbon Neutral Adelaide […]

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Congratulations to recipients of Ecoversity’s 2016 Green Project Funding Round

This year saw a record number of high quality applications, many with a focus on energy efficiency and sustainable education. Applications were assessed against the fund’s criteria and in consultation with key groups across the Infrastructure branch. We are pleased to announce the following successful projects and applicants.

Gamifying Sustainable Waste Education – School of Computer […]

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Ecoleader Training Session – Energy Efficiency

An Ecoleader is an internal sustainability representative who is supported by the Office of Sustainability to undertake environmental initiatives for their local area or School. Ecoleaders, with the support of their Manager, are provided with information, advice, collateral and audit equipment to identify and action initiatives to save electricity, water, waste, gas etc. Ecoleaders have access to a host of resources and information about sustainability […]

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Mechanical Engineering LED Lighting Retro-fit

The School of Mechanical Engineering has been working to make their workshop more energy efficieny. They have reduced electricity related to lighting in their workshop by 48% through an LED lighting retro-fit. LED lights use significantly less electricity than fluorescent lights, have a much longer life span and have improved lighting quality in the workshop. […]

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Alternative Technologies Association – SA Branch Meeting March 18

SA Branch March 18th Meeting- Insulating for thermal and sound control
When: Monday 18th March.
Time: 7.30pm sharp.
Where: Goodwood Community Centre (Banquet Hall), 32/34 Rosa St, Goodwood SA (Goodwood Community Centre is convenient to the tram (stop 3), buses and train. Enter the car park via Florence St.).
Entry fee: ATA members $2. Non-members $5. Tea, coffee and […]

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SWITCH – Discover the Future of Energy

Is hydraulic fracturing polluting our water? How dangerous is nuclear? Will we run out of oil? Can we clean up coal? Will renewables power our future? Get the straight answers to today’s most important energy questions in Switch, the acclaimed new documentary and web video series.
Film screening of SWITCH will be playing at the University […]

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