Tom Ferrier
Startup Daily TV

STARTUP DAILY TV: Clean tech startup Greener is helping small business cut their carbon emissions

- September 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney carbon reduction startup Greener has partners with peak retail group, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) to help small businesses tackle emissions reduction is a simple and affordable way. The partnership will see Greener co-design a new digital solution, called Greener Business, to help ARA members understand and prioritise the steps they can take to reduce… Read more »

Climate Tech

Clean tech startup Greener teams up with retail association to help small business cut carbon

- September 19, 2022 2 MIN READ

Peak retail group, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has formed a partnership with clean-tech startup Greener to help retail and hospitality small businesses move towards net-zero emissions. The deal will see them co-design a new digital solution, Greener Business, to help ARA members understand and prioritise the steps they can take to reduce their carbon… Read more »

Climate Tech

GASLIGHTED: Mike Cannon-Brookes scores emphatic win as AGL dumps demerger plan. So what happens next?

- May 30, 2022 4 MIN READ

Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes has won a major battle against Australia’s biggest energy company, AGL Energy, thwarting its plan to split up the company’s coal-heavy generation and power distribution assets. AGL’s board announced it was dumping its demerger proposal this morning. Heads have rolled too. Chief executive Graeme Hunt, chairman Peter Botten and non-executive director Jacqueline… Read more »

Climate Tech

How New Zealand could be a decarbonisation leader using forestry and geothermal tech

- May 18, 2022 4 MIN READ

Energy is the double-edged sword at the root of the climate crisis. Cheap energy has improved lives and underpinned massive economic growth. But because most of it comes from burning hydrocarbon fuels, we’re now left with a legacy of high atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and an emissions-intensive economy. But what if we could flip the… Read more »

Antler Australia

Ground Control is making product development faster, cheaper and more sustainable for startups

- April 27, 2022 3 MIN READ

After almost a decade running a product development agency, Karl Vaupel understood just how tricky the process of designing a physical product can be.  And so Ground Control was born: a platform that allows new and established brands to design or redesign their products to make them more affordable and sustainable.  “Currently designing a physical… Read more »

electric vehicle
Funding

NSW is offering $95 million to support clean tech startups and research

- March 28, 2022 2 MIN READ

The NSW government has opened applications for three new grant initiatives offering up to $95 million research, development and commercialisation of clean technologies. NSW treasurer and energy minister Matt Kean said the grants will help drive innovations developed by scientists and startups as part of the push towards net zero by 2050. “Boosting emerging innovations… Read more »

NIcole O'Brien
Climate Tech

Fishburners launched Tech for Good Awards to recognise startups tackling social impact and climate change

- November 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sydney startup innovation hub Fishburners is celebrating 10 years since it first launched with a new awards program called Tech for Good. The awards, backed by the NSW government through Investment NSW, span six categories including climate action, social justice, disability, diversity and inclusion. They’ll recognise early-stage ventures that are using technology to make a… Read more »

Tesla
Other tech

Queensland researchers are investigating whether connecting Teslas to the grid could be used to power your neighbourhood

- November 17, 2021 2 MIN READ

Researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ) will conduct a world-first global trial to see if the spare battery capacity in electric vehicles (EV) could support the local electricity grid, and potentially power homes. UQ has partnered with analytics platform Teslascope to recruit Tesla owners internationally to take part in the study examining car use and… Read more »

Scott Morrison
Politics

The Australian government is putting $500 million in to low emissions investment – and wants the private sector to match it

- November 10, 2021 2 MIN READ

The Australian government is hoping the private sector’s appetite for investment in climate change tech will make it want to partner with the Commonwealth in a $1 billion commercialisation fund to develop new low emissions technologies. The government is chipping in $500 million for the fund, to be run by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation… Read more »

Advice

Early stage startup founders can get free tickets to Sydney’s Impact X Summit, where Mike Cannon-Brookes & Sir Richard Branson debate how technology will get the world to net zero

- October 29, 2021 3 MIN READ

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for United Nations COP26 conference, prominent business leaders, and others will be part of the Impact X Summit Sydney on November 2-3. The two-day virtual conference will feature Atlassian co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes, Fortescue Metals Group founder, Dr Andrew Forrest, NSW Treasurer Matt Kean, Australian Ethical CEO John McMurdo, President… Read more »