Sydney Markets installs record-setting solar system

Sydney Markets has switched on what it claims will be Australia’s largest private sector rooftop solar system – 8594 solar panels on a single site, with a capacity of over three megawatts.

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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.


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.

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?

Ivanhoe Estate will aim for carbon neutral

Why carbon neutral makes sense for Frasers

Carbon neutral energy for residential developments is the backbone that kickstarted Frasers Property Australia’s recent certification as a carbon neutral organisation under the federal government National Carbon Offset Standard scheme.

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Darius Salgo joins Wattwatchers

Darius Salgo, co-founder of energy start-up Nexergy, has joined energy tech company Wattwatchers in a part-time business development role, focused on Australian and international market opportunities.

Renewables industry reels after Coalition reveals energy plan

“Keeping the lights on” is a pretty low goal for energy policy, but it’s what Malcolm Turnbull has promised, after it emerged today that a recommended Clean Energy Target had been killed and the long-standing Renewable Energy Target would follow in 2020.

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UK demand response start-up Tempus in Oz expansion mode

UK headquartered clean-tech start-up Tempus Energy has launched an Australian presence in Adelaide, and is looking for staff as it rolls out a pilot demand management project with Origin Energy.

How to bring the benefits of solar to renters

All-Energy Conference: A Sydney-based social enterprise has developed a model to unlock solar for renters in houses and apartments, providing access to much cheaper energy and, importantly, a return on investment for property owners.