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.
Have you looked into what is actually covered by a solar PV (PV) warranty? Unlike a desktop computer where the entire unit is covered by a warranty, PV systems are often offered with separate warranties for each component, and these warranties are anything but simple. The warranty provided with a PV system will typically be […]
Have you noticed the strong recovery in electricity prices? This is a change to the experience of the past few years. In this changing market what are your organisations options? Well, they vary depending on your organisation’s risk appetite. But regardless, unless your organisation is proactive, brace yourselves to be on the receiving end of […]
There are some energy secrets if you know them that will reduce grief, frustration and costs for your organisation. This month we’re revealing a few, so read on.
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 […]
This month we use an Olympics theme to share some lessons and insights on how your organisation can use energy as a one percenter to get to the podium – winning medals in lowering costs, generating new revenue and reducing emissions. In business, like sport, there is a constant striving to get better. Some results […]
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 […]
It only happens every four years: The Olympics are just around the corner. But there’s no excuse to wait for another one to roll around before you adopt good energy management practices. Like a long distance runner, you need to burn energy to be in the race but ensure that it’s not wasted – use […]
Living in a democracy gives us the opportunity to elect a government tomorrow. But did you also know that energy is being democratised? Each of us has the opportunity to choose how we power our businesses and entire communities. The power is in your hands. This month’s edition of The Energy Edge shows how… The […]
The City of Stirling knows that LEDs are today’s most energy efficient lighting technology, awarding a recent tender for us to brighten up (and make greener) their popular Leisurepark Balga. Perdaman Advanced Energy (previously Enigin WA) has just completed an LED lighting upgrade of Leisurepark Balga. The City secured funding from the Australian Government’s Department […]