Ausgrid seeks feedback on EV charging patterns, consumer needs

NSW network operator has launched an "information gathering process" to find out how it can best support EV users – and vice versa.

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Proof we can chew gum, share solar and cut costs at the same time

A heritage listed former chewing gum factory turned apartment complex will use solar PV and behind the meter technology to supply residents with power up to 20% cheaper than retail market.

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Billionaire’s gambit: Why we should accept Musk’s offer

We should embrace Musk's offer, accept it and get cracking with building it while there is so much public enthusiasm and bipartisan support.

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The most sustainable town in America

It was love at first sight for Richard and Robin Kinley. But it took a sunset to seal the deal.

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Is battery storage worth it in your city?

Which Australian capital cities currently have the best conditions for home solar battery storage? We’ve crunched the numbers and ranked them below.

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Energy goes local as utility people strike out on their own

Three years ago, Adrian Merrick predicted an imminent "inflection point" for big utilities. Now he is about to put that theory into practice with a new community energy proposition.

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Power struggle: First Nations fight to stay on country, and off grid

Astronomical electricity bills are so often the final straw for Australia's remote Indigenous communities, consuming more than half of families' annual income and, in some cases, driving them off country. But with the help of renewables, they're taking the power back.

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Solar + storage microgrids to power two WA indigenous communities

A JV between Energy Made Clean and Aboriginal corporation Eastern Guruma has won the contract to install solar and battery storage microgrids at two Fitzroy Valley communities.

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Victoria solar feed-in tariff more than doubles to 11.3c/kWh

Victoria solar households to get big lift in payments for exports to the grid, but Greens say households still being sold short.

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Car sharing plan launched for Tesla and other EVs

EV rental company launches sharing plan where owners of Tesla and other EVs can help pay off their investments or simply share the love of EV driving.

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