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Emu Downs Wind Farm is a tourist attraction. Photo: Trip Advisor

Gas company is reading the tea leaves with solar

Energy infrastructure company APA Group typically works in the gas business but has a toe in wind power generation. Now thanks to a new tranche of funding from ARENA, it’s moving…

Dr Glenn Platt with the Evergen intelligent home energy management system at the company’s research headquarters at CSIRO Energy centre, Newcastle.

AMP and CSIRO fund bill-slashing smart home energy system

AMP Capital and CSIRO have invested millions in clean tech start-up Evergen, which today launched an “intelligent home energy management system” that can pick the best source of energy between…

Wattblock's Ross McIntyre (left) and Brent Clark

Great results for Wattblock in strata energy project

Existing technology has the potential to achieve 45 per cent savings or more on energy bills and a 70 per cent reduction in carbon emissions in residential apartments, according to…

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CSR Bradford to supply Tesla Powerwall battery

Insulation and energy-saving product installation company CSR Bradford has announced that it will begin supplying and installing a new automated solar panel system using Tesla Energy’s Powerwall battery to customers…

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Energy retailers and a special kind of fury

There’s a special kind of fury reserved for Australian energy retailers. It’s the kind of anger caused by being told one thing at the beginning of a painstaking 30 minute…