Business

Sunny times ahead for retail centres

UPDATED: Some of Australia’s largest retail shopping centre owners are going solar, with companies such as Mirvac, ISPT, Stockland and now SCA owners are going solar. ASX-listed property trust SCA…

NAB’s energy efficient loan program gets a CEFC top-up

The “overwhelming success” of National Australia Bank’s Energy Efficient Bonus program – which gives a 0.7 per cent loan discount for energy efficiency upgrades – has seen the Clean Energy…

PRIME, AIRAH and CSIRO team up for new HVAC innovation hub

The HVAC&R industry’s sustainability initiative, PRIME, in collaboration with AIRAH and CSIRO, is working to establish Australia’s first Innovation Hub for Affordable Heating and Cooling. The hub is seen as…

How to make resilience attractive to investors

About US$140-300 billion a year will need to be invested globally to adapt to the effects of climate change, but where will the money come from and is the government…

Geli’s Internet of Energy finds a niche in Melbourne

A grant from the Victorian Government’s New Energy Jobs fund tipped the balance for San Francisco-based energy tech firm Geli in choosing between Sydney and Melbourne for its new Australian…