The world’s largest manufacturer of office furniture will soon offset 70 percent of its total U.S. electricity usage with wind power .
Sydney-based company behind solar PV integrated thermal roofing tiles that can generate both electricity and hot water hopes to raise $6,500,000 in an IPO.
Australians can now build a house using the latest modern building materials, methods, products, technology and ideas that will not only take you off grid, but remove the need for expensive heating and cooling. And all for a healthy return on investment.
Air conditioners drive up electricity demand, straining the electricity network. So what do you do if you want to enjoy a guilt-free, full night’s sleep?
In a state first, St Peters College in South Australia will install a geothermal energy system to provide cheaper, renewable heating and cooling for its indoor pool facility.
WA network operator Synergy sees a future where new-build homes source only 10% of their energy from the grid. But with battery storage costs falling, will they bother with the grid at all?
ARENA-backed report says there is a renewable energy alternative for most industry gas applications, to reduce the sector's exposure to an increasingly uncertain and costly gas market.
Zen launches an “end to end” service from power generation through to networks and retailing to deliver low cost renewable energy direct to entire communities.
The economics of battery storage depends where you live and who you live with, and if you are allowed to share energy. For some Australian households, battery storage could make sense as soon as 2018.
A new report looks at the push for 100% renewables around the world. But it’s limited to electricity, not all energy.
Electricity retail newcomers Powershop and Diamond Energy top Australia's green power rankings for 2015. Origin Energy, Energy Australia and AGL noted for "continued average performance."
Kraftwerke provide commercial energy customers with the opportunity to buy and sell their electricity, allowing them to benefit from the price fluctuations in the energy spot market.
CrowdEner.gy aims to make community energy easy. But recent government changes to the feed-in-tariff have made it a difficult market.
BürgerWerke is an innovative energy retailer start-up aiming to ‘close-the-loop’ on citizen energy in Germany. Chris Cooper pays them a visit in Heidelberg.
In today’s market, home energy upgrades are not part of an integrated set of recommendations when contractors remodel homes. They should be.
Our recent story about Kerry Dawborn told the story of the build of her home in Cockatoo, Victoria. However, our interview with Kerry had so much more information we decided to publish it in full here. When did you go off grid and why? Was there a grid connection available at the time? My house is […]