smart energy

Show me the money: The business opportunity of grid-interactive buildings

Building owners should care about grid integration services because such services save them money, and can provide new sources of revenue.

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Fridge chewing more power than it should? Ask your smart meter

Is your TV running? Not the opening line of a joke, but serious question smart meter giant Landis+Gyr wants to be able to answer for customers – before they even ask.

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Looking for energy independence? Make your solar smarter

As rooftop solar uptake increases, and the cost of batteries decreases, integrating smart management and storage can boost energy independence dramatically.

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SA councils launch tender for “bigger better” community energy plan

Group of six SA councils is calling for proposals to deliver solar, battery storage and smart controls to its 120,000-strong regional community.

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Get smart: It’s time to put energy efficiency to work

The market for smart energy management in Australia is taking off, as energy users act to take control of their energy costs, and businesses see demand management and onsite generation in a completely new light.

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EnergyAustralia rolls Redback smart solar platform out to customers

EnergyAustralia and Redback Technologies launch smart solar energy management system that could save customers $1,500 a year on electricity bills.

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CEFC backs cutting edge energy efficient student housing complex

CEFC commits $32m finance to 428-bed student accommodation project in Adelaide, to set new benchmark in energy efficient building.

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Why every Australian town should have its own wind or solar farm

Imagining an Australia where every town is running off its own renewable energy projects is slowly becoming a reality, and the Victorian Government is on the case.

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Solar Analytics to launch “game changing” energy management system

Solar Analytics says its new suite of energy management software and hardware – including battery control and hot water diversion – will deliver more bill savings.

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To seal or not to seal: The dangers of a draught-proof home

At the moment it is de rigeur to try to seal off every last little crack in the envelope of one’s house in order to save energy. But there is another side to this issue: you also have to breathe!

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