Homes in Glenvill’s new-build Melbourne development, YarraBend, will have rooftop solar and Tesla Powerwall battery storage as standard features. Is this the new normal for suburbs of the future?
Waste biogas-fuelled cogeneration installed at Bondi Treatment Plant now generates more energy than the facility consumes.
Chinese solar panel maker Hanergy has announced plans to commercialise four PV-powered – “zero charging” – electric vehicle models of its own design.
NZ energy retail start-up Flick Electric says Australia an ideal market for its digital platform that strips electricity pricing bare and gives customers access to the wholesale spot market.
A huge $60,000 raised in 30-day Pozible campaign rounds off $120,000 for 99kW PV system at Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne – Australia’s largest crowd-funded solar project, to date.
WA power utility Horizon is leading a big switch from centralised fossil fuel generation to local generation. The economics of past supply models are no longer competitive with current and future technology choices.
Mercedez Benz to launch its 2.5kWh lithium-ion home battery storage units in Australia in September.
A town in New South Wales’ Northern Tablelands boasts what may be Australia’s first “energy autonomous” medical centre, including a grid-connected solar and battery storage system.
The addition of 630kW of solar car shade at Sydney Markets makes it – briefly – the largest of its kind in Australia, with a total capacity of 911kW.
South Coast NSW community group launches solar bulk buy scheme, to give locals access to lower-cost, quality rooftop solar.