Energy

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

An appetite for change: the power of 1 Million Women

15-Oct-2019


Conservationist, activist and founder of 1 Million Women, Natalie Isaacs is proof that a single person can change the world. The former cosmetics manufacturer who started a global movement of women...

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Energy Efficient Communities Program

29-Aug-2019


The Energy Efficient Communities Program will deliver $50 million of grants to assist businesses and community organisations to improve energy efficiency practices and technologies and better manage energy consumption to reduce their power bills. Funding...

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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 much does it cost to power an electric car around Australia?

01-Dec-2018


  When we think of electric cars, most of us think of Elon Musk, or his electric car company Tesla.When we imagine the setting for this Tesla car we’ve just conjured, we generally think of city...

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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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International and leading cleantech experts to present at National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition

11-Mar-2019


The National Clean Technologies Conference and Exhibition has announced the speaker line up for its 2019 event to be held on 29 to 31 May at The Events Centre in Caloundra, Queensland. The line up...

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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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Locals making a difference beyond Earth Hour

12-Mar-2019


Earth Hour 2019 is almost upon us. This stand against climate change has grown from relatively humble beginnings in Sydney in 2007, where 2.2 million people switched off their lights for one hour, to...

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Lower your household electricity costs

20-Nov-2018


The rising cost of electricity is in the news almost every day. But how much control can we have over our power bills?After we’ve shopped around for the lowest rates, what other low cost ways...

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National Clean Technologies Conference

22-Dec-2018


The Sunshine Coast’s reputation as being the cleantech capital of Australia was boosted when Arron Wood was announced as MC of next year’s National Clean Technologies Conference. Former Young Australian of the Year and Prime Minister’s...

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Powering Queensland’s first community energy project

13-Sep-2019


The first community energy project by a Queensland group is now up and running with a social enterprise in south Brisbane successfully powered by community-funded solar. Using a model developed by a...

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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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