Australia could double its electricity storage capacity through a series of pumped storage hydropower projects that are planned across five states, a researcher at The Australian National University claims.

Global sales of electric vehicles are expected to reach about two million in 2019. up from 1.2 million units in 2017, the global industry analysis firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that by 2025, this number is forecast to grow to 10 million.

Solar and wind farms in Australia are set to test providing their own short-term generation forecasts, under a funding initiative by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency in partnership with the Australian Energy Market Operator.

Australian researchers for global tech company IBM have applied machine learning to identify proteins in blood that can predict Alzheimer’s disease risk.

A tool that analyses climate data, developed by a team from the Australian National University School of Art and Design along with their colleagues from the ANU Climate Change Institute has shown that by 2050 winter, as we now know it, will no longer exist.

Listed Internet of Things solutions provider Quantify Technology (ASX:QFY) has entered a heads of agreement to partner with Western Australia’s Curtin University of Technology to install Quantify products in a living lab in Fremantle.

Australian engineers and scientists have designed the local infrastructure for the biggest radio telescope — the Square Kilometre Array — moving the billion-dollar global project a step closer to being launched.

ASX-listed space company Sky and Space Global says it has obtained binding commitments to raise $12 million in a two-tranche share placement as part of a $15 million fund-raising effort.

Scientists at the Australian National University have found that when hydrogen atoms are injected into the skin of a solar cell, rather than the body, the performance of the whole structure gets a significant boost.

Available either as a hardcover book or via free download, the NASA book "Earth" presents some of the most dramatic images captured from space.

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