renewables

Thousands sign petition for mandatory rooftop solar on new homes

An online petition calling on Australia’s federal and state governments to make rooftop solar mandatory for all new-build houses has attracted nearly 12,000 signatures in just one week.

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Victorian life-saving clubs to go solar in bid to cut costs

Victorian Life Saving clubs can now apply for state government grants to install solar PV after the launch of a $500,000 funding program this week.

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Hot summers nights, cold winter evenings: How to stay comfortable and save all year

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?

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Community wind farm in Bavaria

Bavaria has implemented draconian conditions for new wind farms. At Starnberger Lake, a mayor and his community have rushed to complete a wind farm before the new stipulations take effect.

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How equity crowd-funding could transform the community energy sector

How equity crowd-funding reform – if done appropriately could open the floodgates to the community energy sector.

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An innovative business model makes solar accessible to all

It’s in America’s third sunniest state. With that abundant sunshine, it’s no wonder that the people of Taos County want to use more solar.

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It’s getting much easier for companies and cities to go 100% renewable

A new report looks at the push for 100% renewables around the world. But it’s limited to electricity, not all energy.

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The Top 6 mistakes people make when buying solar systems

By having multiple companies give you a breakdown on how much solar will cost you, you can gain a real understanding of whether solar is right for your budget, and whether or not you’re being ripped off.

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