What you should know when you commit to a large solar system

Renewable energy is an effective and simple method of reducing your energy consumption and reducing your carbon emissions. Large organisations often require equally large quantities of solar PV to be installed to offset their energy demands and bring down operational costs. One of the reasons many solar installers recommend a system of 99kW is [...]

By |2021-03-30T12:29:02+10:30March 30th, 2021|0 Comments

Why you should always check-in on your data

Nearly all monitoring systems have mobile apps, meaning that your system's data is in the palm of your hand. It is all too easy to set and forget your solar and monitoring systems. They work in the background, and most of the time, there are no problems or alerts that require your [...]

By |2021-03-02T15:57:30+10:30March 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

All I want for Christmas is… to know how I’m using electricity at my business or home

Live data from Wattwatchers app   In today’s modern world, data is power. And in the energy sphere, data is vital to determining how you can save money. Everyone receives electricity bills from their retailer, outlining how much electricity was consumed for a particular period. However, these bills are often received many [...]

By |2021-02-03T09:05:13+10:30December 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

Acknowledge the climate emergency every day

We acknowledge that Australia and the world is facing an unprecedented climate emergency.  We must all act urgently to reduce global temperatures to a safe level and ensure a just and fair future for all. Why an acknowledgement of the climate emergency? It is essential that all decision-making made in every area of society must [...]

By |2020-03-04T12:54:58+10:30March 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

A Pleasant Efficient House

Written by homeowner Damien Mills on his experience on building and living in an energy efficient home. For me a “nice” house is open. Open views, open windows, a sense of space and being connected to the outside. As I sit here writing I can see my garden, the stormy skies; there are no lights, [...]

By |2019-09-02T14:40:32+09:30September 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Building Upgrade Finance – is it right for you?

Do you understand how energy efficient upgrades could help your business but don’t have the capital to do so? Building Upgrade Finance is a finance product or loan that building owners can access to improve the energy, water or environmental efficiency or sustainability of existing non-residential buildings. The loan is available to all industries, be [...]

By |2019-05-15T15:02:47+09:30April 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Energy Locals Solar Energy Trading

A long-awaited solution to solar energy sharing has hit South Australia. We have always been pleased to partner with Energy Locals, an energy retailer we believe has the right intentions and skills to disrupt the energy market in Australia. They have now introduced an exciting new opportunity for individuals to gain a little more control [...]

By |2019-03-18T19:58:52+10:30March 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Federal Government Energy Efficiency Program – what you should know

The Federal Government has announced that they will provide $50 million in grants to eligible businesses and community organisations through the Energy Efficient Communities Program. Interestingly, some local MPs in South Australia have decided to promote this program through their own networks, leading to some confusion. Here is the information to date as can be [...]

By |2019-03-18T19:42:14+10:30March 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Alternative Storage Solutions – Thermal Energy Storage

When it comes to energy storage, batteries are certainly the flavour of the month, however there are other alternatives. Depending on your industry and site capabilities, you may find options such as thermal storage viable. The below extract is written by Heather Smith, SA energy extraordinaire and Tandem Energy consultant. The article focuses on the [...]

By |2018-12-17T08:56:38+10:30December 10th, 2018|0 Comments