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Energy efficiency slashes bills, creates jobs: report

08 February, 2019

Improving the energy efficiency of Australian homes and businesses would slash $7.7 billion a year off energy bills and create the equivalent of 120,000 full-time jobs.

Renewables offer cheapest new-build power: report

18 January, 2019

The GenCost report estimates the cost to generate electricity from new power plants in Australia — with solar and wind technologies found to cost the lowest amount.

CO2 recycling and pressure measurement in space

15 January, 2019

The International Space Station moves around the Earth at some 400 km above its surface. As barely any oxygen is present at this altitude, it must either be supplied from the ground or generated on board.

GEMS Act effective at reducing energy use: draft report

14 November, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The GEMS Act regulates the energy efficiency of appliances and equipment by setting minimum energy performance standards and energy rating label requirements.

Climate-controlled classroom powered entirely by renewables

01 November, 2018

Built by Hivve Technology, the portable classroom is powered by a combination of rooftop solar and a Tesla Powerwall 2 battery.

Decentralised Energy Exchange now open for business

25 October, 2018

The Decentralised Energy Exchange has commenced the rollout of a platform that connects distributed energy resources and virtual power plants to existing markets.

Record-breaking attendance at All-Energy Australia 2018

10 October, 2018

More than 8500 visitors attended this year's All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference, exploring the latest in government policies, renewables and clean energy technology.

Industry initiative to harness the power of consumer energy

03 October, 2018

The Distributed Energy Integration Program will see the whole of the energy industry working together to harness the potential of consumer-owned energy.

International energy management standard updated

22 August, 2018

ISO 50001, the flagship international standard for improving energy performance, has been updated for the first time since its launch in 2011.

Solar and other alternative energy sources gain ground in Vic

09 August, 2018

Victorian consumers are showing an increasing interest in adding alternative energy sources to their lives.

Businesses benefit from combining PPAs with demand response

07 August, 2018

ISF evaluated the electricity consumption of three businesses to determine the financial savings provided by combining demand response with corporate renewable PPAs.

WA apartment building offers peer-to-peer power trading

02 August, 2018

A sustainable apartment project in White Gum Valley, Western Australia, enables residents to trade renewable energy with their neighbours.

Speakers announced for All-Energy Australia 2018

30 July, 2018

Australia's clean and renewable energy event comes to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3–4 October.

All-Energy Australia celebrates its 10th anniversary

16 July, 2018

All-Energy Australia is expected to hold its biggest event ever as it celebrates its 10th anniversary from 3–4 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Australia ranks worst for energy efficiency in developed world

27 June, 2018

The ACEEE has released the 2018 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, and the results don't bode well for Australia.

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