The year in retrospect

2023 has been a busy year for Tandem Energy, but they say time flies when you’re having fun (saving the world). Here are just some of the projects we’ve worked on this year. We love working with our good friends at City of Adelaide so we’ve done a lot with them including: Energy and resource [...]

By |2023-12-14T09:28:43+10:30December 14th, 2023|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

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

It pays to shop around for your energy

Like many South Australians, Jemma B and her family installed a solar system from Tandem Energy to help combat our notoriously high energy prices. However, as for many solar owners, this did not result in zero net energy bill, or even credit, at the end of the quarter. Jemma suspected that she was not getting [...]

By |2018-09-11T10:00:45+09:30September 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Time to make the switch?

The recent Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) 2018 National Retail Energy Report highlights an all-time low in consumer confidence in the Australian energy retail market. Only one in four consumers believe energy retailers are working in their long-term interests, falling from 50 to 39 per cent on the previous year. Here in South Australia, consumer [...]

By |2018-07-16T11:07:20+09:30July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Day 2 at Intersolar 2018

Greeting from fresh but sunny Munich. It is day two at Intersolar.  There is so much happening here that it is easy to get sidetracked and distracted.  This morning I had to refocus with a pretzel and coffee to remind me that I am here to learn more about development in microgrids. What's on [...]

By |2018-06-24T10:13:04+09:30June 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Day 1 at Intersolar 2018

The primary purpose of my trip to this key European exhibition is to find out more about developments in demand response and micro-grids. I do have a list of companies I want to see, which I will cover in my Intersolar 2018 Day 2 post. Here is the best of what captivated me on Day [...]

By |2018-06-24T10:13:13+09:30June 21st, 2018|0 Comments