New housing development in Fremantle will offer rooftop solar, battery storage, electric vehicles and peer-to-peer trading to its residents. Welcome to the "citizen utility".
Nissan explores how vehicle-to-grid, battery storage, wireless charging, autonomous drive technology and the internet could combine to revolutionise how consumers use energy. But how close is this to reality?
Despite what the experts say, the path to fossil fuel freedom does not always lead to heat pumps. Our family took the road less travelled and discovered a couple of innovative – yet simple – renewable heating and hot water solutions.
A company called Current Motor has come up with an “instant” EV fleet that combines four of clean tech’s favourite solutions.
Part 2 of our trip around Tasmania by a Tesla electric vehicle, charged with renewable energy. We must electrify transportation and EV tourism may be a good way to start it in Tasmania.
Tasmania is ideally suited to electric cars and EV tourism because nearly all of its electricity needs are generated as renewable hydro- and wind energy. Here's our tale of our trip around Tasmania by a Tesla EV.
After successfully driving from Melbourne to Sydney on one charge, Brighsun's all-electric bus has clocked a Guinness World Record of 1,018km on one charge.
A newly unveiled all-electric Australian bus will drive 1004km from Melbourne to Sydney on a single charge, in its first official road test.
Rooftop solar and storage system installed in leafy Victorian suburb overcame shading problems to produce and store enough solar energy to power two electric vehicles, including a Tesla.
Our intrepid Tesla Model S owner continues his trip north in Queensland in this final part of the series. Defying the naysayers in pursuit of a three-phase socket and a suitable charging point.
In Part 3 of this Tesla's 9,000kms odyssey through Queensland, without a super-charging network, we learn how the car plugged into the only wind farm in the state.
Our intrepid Tesla Model S owner continues his trip north in Queensland, defying the naysayers in pursuit of a three-phase socket and a suitable charging point.
The Queensland government's super charger Electric Highway initiative is great news for EV drivers. But you can make do without it.
Australian consumers want to embrace energy technologies like solar and storage that offer them cheaper electricity and greater energy independence – and power industry incumbents to meet this new wave of demand, or lose their grip on the market.
SMA managing director Mark Twidell says the real solar revolution will arrive with smart management technology, allowing the average prosumer of the future to buy from the grid, sell their solar power, and manage their consumption.
Leigh Adamson recently bought the house next door to create a rare half acre block in suburbia. He now has an alternative retirement income and is readying both homes for the oncoming energy storage revolution with small grid-connect solar systems.