CCA recommends an extension to the federal SRES in its climate progress report, and wants home batteries and EV chargers included. But the federal government is not sold.
Registrations open for Solar for Apartments Program, offering up to $100,000 in grant funds and access to zero-interest loans to install shared rooftop solar.
The German start-up with a mission to convert 500,000 buildings a year to climate-neutral power, heating and mobility, has marked its official launch in Australia.
Clear evidence of the harm resulting from living in hot homes points to the need to efficient, electric cooling mandatory in rental housing.
Federal Labor has pitched in funding to a $35.2 million energy efficiency and electrification upgrade of more than 5,000 public houses in Canberra.
Decades of urban planning based on fossil fuel use and poorly adapted building standards have led to unhealthy living for apartment dwellers.
Major bank hopes to cut through the "costs and complexities" of going electric, and help households calculate the long-term savings on bills and emissions.
Without effective efficiency standards for heat pumps, householders are out in the cold on how to compare heat pump hot water systems.
Japanese electronics giant joins forces with Australian-owned engineering company to launch an ultra efficient heat pump hot water offering.
Sixty households in the coal town of Morwell and the surrounding suburbs will have their appliances changed from gas to electric by the end of 2024.
Latest national data reveals massive year-on-year jump in installations of heat pumps, as households seek cheaper, cleaner ways to heat water and their homes.
Generous government rebates of up to $12,500 off the cost of installing new energy efficient equipment are being made available to eligible businesses.
Home energy management "ecosystem" lands in Australia, to optimise solar and battery savings through monitoring and AI, including scheduled EV charging.