Gas was once considered a clean, green and cheap fuel. Now it is no longer clean, no longer green and certainly not cheap.
Port Macquarie Hotel that is 100% carbon neutral uses strata fees to generate 16% return on rooftop solar panels on its roof - rather than sitting in a bank - and even hosts a Tesla charging station.
Scaling back our collective overuse of electricity would create a huge resource that can be tapped for future power needs.
Photon Energy Australia installs 99kW raised solar system on office building in Macquarie Park, Sydney, as part of a major renovation.
Darebin Council chooses natural gas cogen – instead of solar – as part of major energy retrofit at its two community pools that will save it $100k a year.
New data from a major Australian smart-grid study has revealed an energy divide between households with power-guzzling air-con and pools, and those without.
Only one big corporate in Australia has vowed to go 100 per cent renewable energy. And IKEA, which appears to be more than half way there, says it is saving money doing so.
While most people dream of building a carbon neutral home from scratch, the Severin family were lucky enough to walk straight into an established family pad near Horsham in western Victoria. All they needed was more solar.
Network operators have responded to the uptake of solar PV and energy efficiency by lifting fixed charges nearly four-fold. Now, in an apparent attempt to foil the uptake of battery storage, the networks want consumers to pay for the grid, whether they are connected or not.
This nursery and cafe business is off-grid by necessity, but it’s a system designed to power a full commercial kitchen, including the most important appliance - the very best European coffee machine.
No coal. No gas. No petrol. No greenhouse gases. And a lower electricity bill. All from the comfort of our own homes. It’s a great future worth investing in.
One of the largest information and communication technology (ICT) companies in the US will soon power its five Texas data centers with 100% renewable energy.
A City of Sydney-backed $1.2m Environmental Upgrade Agreement will allow owners of 1967 Reader's Digest building to fund energy efficiency upgrade that will slash its energy use by 60%.