Energy

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Developers are quickly realising the marketing power of free solar

South Australia’s plan to install 50,000 solar and battery systems free of charge, announced this week, has been labelled groundbreaking, and is a firm PR win for the state government ahead of what looks likely to be a difficult election in March.

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BNEF’s 10 energy predictions for 2018

The Fifth Estate has kicked into gear for another year, and according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance it promises to be a big one for the clean energy and transport sectors.

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Ecosave growth goals surpassed as energy prices escalate

In just one year Ecosave has surpassed its own growth goals in the vast energy efficiency market unfolding at the upper end of the institutional and manufacturing property portfolios, thanks to fiercely rising prices in the sector.

Ross Harding and why Off the Grid festival works

According to Ross Harding, engineer, extreme-sustainability consultant and funky-gig organiser, if you’re going to have a solar-powered off-grid music and talk-fest it better be on the summer solstice on 22 December.

Study to find what makes people power down

A new demand response pilot program in Melbourne aims to answer one of the big questions about energy – what motivates people to reduce consumption?