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Could breeding a 'digital twin' save our 'dying' cities?

16 February, 2018 by Matt Coetzee and Jacob Lindsay

Could an ill, dysfunctional city be 'treated' through the creation of a 'digital twin' as a test bed to prototype urban ideas in a low-risk environment?


Wattcost moves into Sydney Startup Hub

15 February, 2018

Energy and intelligent home start-up Wattcost has become one of the first companies to settle into the Sydney Startup Hub.


Redback receives $4m grant for smart energy monitoring platform

13 February, 2018

The Queensland Government has committed $4 million to a power-slashing, job-boosting project being run by start-up company Redback Technologies and its partners.


Landis+Gyr and Simply Energy partner on smart metering

02 February, 2018

Landis+Gyr has entered into an exclusive agreement with energy retailer Simply Energy to provide smart metering services to more than 550,000 households across Australia.


Portable classrooms powered by renewable energy

01 February, 2018

ARENA is providing $368,000 to Hivve Technology to trial its renewable-powered classrooms in two NSW schools, just in time for the start of the 2018 school year.


Monash Uni builds campus-wide microgrid

18 January, 2018

Monash University has chosen IT consulting company Indra as a key technology partner in a project to establish a sustainable electricity microgrid at its Clayton campus.


Solar Analytics awarded $1.9m for smart home energy management system

14 December, 2017

Solar energy software provider Solar Analytics has received a $1.9 million grant from the CRC Projects (CRC-P) Program to develop a holistic smart home energy management system.


Energy management system slashes summer power bills

07 December, 2017

An Australian invention is set to save businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars in energy bills with the touch of a button.


Wellington City Council selects Telensa for smart street lighting system

05 December, 2017

Telensa, a provider of smart city control systems, has been selected to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system in Wellington, New Zealand.


ABB control system to help France's power grid get smarter

10 November, 2017

RTE, the electricity transmission system operator of France, has selected an ABB Ability Network Manager control system to help operators monitor and control the grid more efficiently.


Flow Power kWatch Intelligent Controller

06 November, 2017

Flow Power's kWatch Intelligent Controller is a device that will help businesses save money by knowing when to take advantage of abundant cheap power. The product provides real-time alerts to users advising them when to power down or switch to a generator, eg, during periods of extreme heat when demand is high.


Clean Energy Innovation Fund and Right Click Capital invest in Redback Technologies

18 October, 2017

Right Click Capital and the Clean Energy Innovation Fund have announced an investment of $8.99 million into renewable energy start-up Redback Technologies, as part of its Series A-2 capital raising round.


Managing energy through measurement

12 October, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

The old adage that you can't manage what you can't measure is nowhere more apt than in data centre energy consumption.


Energy Queensland partners with GreenSync to create 'virtual power plant'

11 September, 2017

Energy Queensland's Energy Services division is partnering with GreenSync to create what has been described as Australia's biggest virtual power plant, launched by Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt at the Powering North Queensland Summit in Townsville.


CEFC invests in the IoT

25 August, 2017 by Lauren Davis

Australian company Thinxtra has a plan to connect millions of devices around the country to the internet — and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is committing $10 million to help.


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