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Tag: "energy efficiency"

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Lumenaza aims to connect 1.4m solar households with regional market

Lumenaza aims to connect 1.4m solar households with regional market

A new software platform in Germany lets utilities buy and sell “regional electricity” by connecting up small producers with consumers.

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NSW moves to top of class on energy efficiency

NSW moves to top of class on energy efficiency

NSW government’s draft energy plans take an ambitious, integrated approach to both renewables and energy efficiency – and that’s a big deal for two major reasons.

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Data mining tech wins the day at Melbourne "Energy Hack"

Data mining tech wins the day at Melbourne “Energy Hack”

A software platform that mines data and uses machine learning to boost household energy efficiency has taken out top honours at Energy Hack 2016 – a two-day energy and technology brainstorm held in Melbourne over the weekend.

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Space heating and cooling our homes – time for a rethink?

Space heating and cooling our homes – time for a rethink?

With space heating beginning to look like a high carbon option, can ‘person’ heating make a comeback? Developments in radiant heating technology suggest it can.

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"Internet of Energy" start-up named as Australian Tech Comp winner

“Internet of Energy” start-up named as Australian Tech Comp winner

Two Australian innovators – Wattwatchers and Independent Products – named as finalists in Australian Technology Comp.

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City of Port Phillip adds 172kW rooftop solar at St Kilda HQ

City of Port Phillip adds 172kW rooftop solar at St Kilda HQ

City of Port Phillip to save $44,000/year on electricity costs with installation of 172kW solar on the roof of St Kilda Town Hall.

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Vic govt reboots Green Buildings scheme, using funds from Green Bonds

Vic govt reboots Green Buildings scheme, using funds from Green Bonds

Award-winning state green building program scrapped by Victoria’s former Coalition government, has been reinstated by Labor with a $33m investment over two years to cut building energy consumption and emissions.

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Sydney Opera House to go carbon neutral by 2023

Sydney Opera House to go carbon neutral by 2023

Sydney Opera House’s new Environmental Sustainability Plan aims to cut total energy use by 20% and boost recycling to 85% by 2023.

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Australia in reverse on energy efficiency, says new global report

Australia in reverse on energy efficiency, says new global report

Report finds Australia going backwards in energy efficiency, due to particularly poor performance in transport and industry.

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Smart meter guru to head up "internet of things" expansion

Smart meter guru to head up “internet of things” expansion

Sydney-based energy data company Wattwatchers has appointed a 10-year veteran of world’s biggest smart meter company as new managing director.

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Welcome to Tesla Town: the new Melbourne suburb with a Powerwall in every home

Welcome to Tesla Town: the new Melbourne suburb with a Powerwall in every home

Homes in Glenvill’s new-build Melbourne development, YarraBend, will have rooftop solar and Tesla Powerwall battery storage as standard features. Is this the new normal for suburbs of the future?