The Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) has equipped Aireys Inlet Community Centre in Victoria’s surf coast region with solar power capability as part of its $1 million Solar in the Regions community investment program.
The Federal Government says it will provide $1.98 million to Solahart, a subsidiary of Rheem Australia, to partly fund a trial to test 2400 hot water systems in South Australia with a view to reduce the energy use for heating water at peak times.
Complaints about unwanted telemarketing calls from solar companies have halved since 2018, following a clampdown by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to reduce illegal telemarketing calls from the solar sector.
Vertically integrated energy company Senec has launched a new hybrid solar battery that it says can make households up to 90% solar power self-sufficient, potentially saving them thousands of dollars a year.
Retail giant Coles has secured a 10-year agreement with global renewable power generation company Metka EGN to build three new solar power plants from which it will purchase more than 70% of the electricity generated to power its stores and distribution centres across Australia.
Western Australian energy solutions provider Power Ledger has inked an agreement with the Yolk Property Group to use its blockchain technology for solar energy trading between residents of the near-complete Evermore residential development.
Architecture and engineering students at the Queensland University of Technology have designed a light, modern solar solution to enable students to charge their mobile devices under the sun on campus.
The first big solar and big battery storage to be connected to the grid has started providing power to Far North Queensland homes and businesses.
Some amazing features are now included in the third-generation of Netgear's excellent Arlo security cameras, including "HD Video, optional 24/7 continuous video recording, solar power option, and support for Amazon Alexa" and more.
Monash University has selected global IT consulting company Indra as a partner in a project to establish a sustainable electricity Microgrid at its Clayton campus in Melbourne.
Home storage of power generated from solar cells is the next big thing in the electricity market. Australia battery maker Redflow is working to certify the most used inverters in Australia.
Brisbane-based solar energy specialist Redback Technologies has launched its second generation smart hybrid inverter and a new family of grid tied inverters.
A new start up wants to help African nations ‘catch up with the connectivity levels of the rest of the world’, and with help from Indiegogo backers wants to make it happen!
Australian satellite broadband and registered nbn service provider, Activ8me, has been working with the Australian Government to provide and maintain remote indigenous community access to essential telecommunications services such as phone and internet.
Stella Lux is the name of a new energy positive family car designed in the Netherlands. It may look 'interesting' but it gets 3,000km on a single charge.
There’s a rising tide of cyber attacks on the energy sector, with a warning from a global security company that the growing adoption of smart grids, smart meters and the “Internet of Things,” will likely lead to even greater risks and challenges for energy firms this year.
Communications at Barrick's Cowal gold mine in New South Wales has been upgraded to a Cisco-based wireless mesh network designed by Brisbane-based CBO Telecommunications.
A North Carolina TV station has published pictures of a 100 acre (40 hectare) solar energy farm that Apple is building adjacent to its new data centre in that state. WCNC-TV has published still photos from an aerial video it has taken for Wired magazine of the solar farm, outside the town of Maiden, the “biggest little football town in the world".
Data centre operator NEXTDC is to build what it says will be Australia's largest privately-owned rooftop photovoltaic solar system at its M1 data centre in Port Melbourne.
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