Renewable energy company Octopus Energy has unveiled a smart home heating system called Cosy Octopus, billed as the “next stage in smart heat revolution."
Specialised training programs to upskill electricians in home battery installation and in the design and delivery of off-grid power systems win state funding.
Income threshold levels increased for solar rebates as state government seeks to accelerate shift away from gas and toward renewable all-electric.
Online forums are full of this half-baked claim, and it may be putting people off quitting gas. Here's how to right-size circuits for induction cooktops.
A working community and children's farm will further slash emissions and energy costs with a 5kW wind turbine and battery energy storage system.
Latest data from SunWiz shows average rooftop PV system sizes hitting a new all-time high. Is the message to "cover the roof" with panels getting through?
Rebates of up to $1,000 on offer for households that swap out costly and inefficient gas appliances for energy efficient electric alternatives.
Moving homes away from gas is an important step in the net-zero transition. Careful management is needed to ensure it is effective, accepted and fair.
Sustainable household scheme attracts 13,000 households looking to improve their home’s energy efficiency and reduce its environmental impact.
People can save considerable money by switching away from gas – even more so if they have solar panels installed. But still, millions of Australians haven’t yet made the move. Why?
A community led program brings together products and information to help households go all-electric in a state where roughly 80% of homes use gas.
New modelling shows that households in Victoria can save up to 75% on their winter heating bills – just by switching from gas to electric.
Ty Christopher has been living in his all electric home for 25 years. "My kids don't think their life has been Amish or any different ... It's been zero change to lifestyle."
A flagship mixed-use, precinct-based solar and battery power system will highlight the benefits and challenges of deploying microgrids on the electricity network.
A joint funding initiative from the federal and ACT governments will address one of the final frontiers of universal rooftop solar uptake – apartment buildings.