Energy

Cool your house smarter in summer and be warmer this winter. Discover simple life hacks to reduce your power bill and save money.

Help shape Australia’s energy future by downloading the CSIRO Energise App

08-Nov-2018


  The new CSIRO Energise App gives each of us the opportunity to be a ‘citizen scientist’ by contributing information about energy consumption in our own households to a major research project. The...

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How to teach your children to use less energy

26-Aug-2016


Most kids love learning new things and relish the opportunity to be helpful around the house. When you explain the importance of saving energy, they'll be more than happy to do their bit. Here are...

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Living with the Tesla Powerwall for a year: the first Australian case study

16-Mar-2017


  Savings in excess of 90% have been reported by the first Australian to install a Tesla Powerwall after a year of living with the solar system. And with rapid advancements making home...

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Questions to ask before getting solar PV installed

06-Apr-2018


Solar PV prices having rapidly fallen over recent years, whilst energy prices seem to keep increasing. Having a solar system installed on your roof can be a smart investment. Panels will often pay for themselves...

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Sustainable business practices boost SME success

23-Jul-2018


Australian SMEs are set to benefit from customers demanding more than just a place to shop, with around three quarters (73 per cent) of shoppers actively seeking out businesses that offer sustainable products and services. The...

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Switch off and save: The appliances that eat into your energy bill

26-Aug-2016


You€۪re taking positive steps to reduce your energy use by turning down the heater or air conditioner, but did you know that a number of household appliances are busy using electricity even...

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Top 10 Summer power saving tips

19-Dec-2017


Summer in Queensland can be long and hot. It is also peak demand time for our power supplies. With household power prices continuing to soar, save power and help prevent power bill shock with these...

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