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


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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Combining home solar, batteries and EVs will be better deal than solar alone by 2024


A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has found that by as early as 2024, it will be cheaper Australian households to...

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Eight new electric vehicle models set to join Australia market in 2020


At least eight new electric vehicle models will hit Australian shores in 2020, opening up further choice for drivers wanting to reduce private transport emissions or simply have the latest in automotive technology. New models are...

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Energy Efficient Communities Program


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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Energy savings for small business


Free help aimed at saving on professional services energy costs. Tailored advice and tips to help cut energy costs for small businesses in the professional services industry. Free independent energy advice tailored to your business. Speak...

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


  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?


  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 cope with extreme heat days without racking up the aircon bills


Original article found at: Summer in Australia is getting hotter. Extreme heat events, with daytime temperatures over 35 degrees Celsius, are becoming more common and we are getting more of these days in a row. We all...

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How to teach your children to use less energy


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


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


  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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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The National Cleantech Conference launches their 2020 program


  With more than 30 confirmed speakers already and a dedicated Waste to Energy & Waste to Resources stream, the initial NCTCE2020 program is available on the website today. The program has been curated to...

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Top 10 Summer power saving tips


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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