Students at a Perth school noticed something a little different about their buildings earlier this year. New paint? New plants? Nope… new solar panels!
How do you ensure that your investment performs at its best and delivers the benefits that you’ve been promised?
The words “Germany” and “renewables” are inextricably linked, but how much renewable energy is actually in Deutschland’s mix?
Not many local governments or state government agencies are aware that there’s an exemption to ordinary procurement processes, which allows direct award of projects to listed majority-owned Aboriginal businesses.
We’ve got the sun, wind and waves – and a knack for innovation. Anyone can see that Australia is the “lucky country” when it comes to renewable energy. But beyond the façade, there are solid studies to back up the commercial and technical case. Is it anything more than hype and blue sky thinking when […]
With so many solar retailers out there, how do you separate the competition and decide which company “wins” your business? Approved Solar Retailers have signed onto the Clean Energy Council’s (CEC) voluntary Code of Conduct – giving their clients a peace of mind that competitors may not be able to provide. The Clean Energy Council […]
We’re seeing an interesting trend: Large power stations are no longer the grand poobahs of electricity generation. Welcome to the age of the microgrids! Land developers and owners of property portfolios, take note, because the commercial opportunities here are just as exciting as the technical feats. The main electricity grid is an important part of […]
It’s hardly new news that a profound shift towards a low carbon economy is underfoot globally. But it’s not every day that 175 world leaders come together, pens in hand, to herald a new era of sustainable energy for countries across the globe. Agreed, signed, ratified, accepted… What does it all really mean? What is […]
Most people sweat the small stuff without understanding the real, big energy villains at their facility. But real-time monitoring is a growing technology that gives you – users and managers – visibility of the when, how and where of your energy consumption, giving you the power to get savvy, cut wastage and improve energy efficiency. […]
This month we’ve sourced a fantastic article from lighting group Digital Lumens. Check out their white paper on how tracking your energy drives real cost savings, which is not only a great throwback to last month’s post on real-time monitoring… It’s an easy and fascinating read that emphasises why it’s always worth your while to consider energy […]