Australia poised to be global hydrogen powerhouse

There has been plenty of talk about the rise of solar projects in Australia as the country looks to transition away from fossil fuels and towards renewables for a more sustainable future. But there are other renewable sources being explored as well and Australia could be a global frontrunner when it comes to hydrogen power. […]

Bipartisan agreement will lead to renewable energy superhighway between NSW and Victoria

The Victorian State Government and Federal Government have combined forces in a major show of bipartisan support for renewable energy projects by agreeing to create an ‘energy superhighway’ between New South Wales and Victoria. The Labor Victorian Government and the LNP Federal Government have announced a $200-million infrastructure deal that will improve the flow of […]

How to read your electricity bill

Bill shock is a very real thing and it can be quite unpleasant, especially at the tail end of a year heavily impacted by COVID-19, job losses and an economy that has taken a significant hit. A good way to avoid the shock is to understand exactly how your electricity bill works, so you can […]

Five facts about electricity that you might not have known

Okay, let’s just get straight into it, shall we? How many of these lesser-known electricity facts did you already know?   Benjamin Franklin didn’t actually invent electricity American Benjamin Franklin is widely credited to be the founder and inventor of electricity courtesy of the well-told story involving his experiments with a kite, a key and […]

Space’s solar opportunity that’s out of this world

Giant solar-powered space stations are on the radar of China, Japan and the European Space Agency, which is considering funding projects that could see solar energy “beamed” back to Earth. In a move the would turbocharge the battle against climate change and the use of fossil fuels, space-based solar power stations would be able to […]

Australia heading towards the tipping point in the transition from fossil fuels to renewables

While the Federal and State Governments are lagging when it comes to the transition from fossil fuels to renewables, a consumer-led charge could see Australia cross the tipping point from old energy production methods to cleaner, greener electricity production within the next decade. The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) released its Integrated System Plan 2020 […]

Could artificial intelligence unlock cheaper solar?

We all know artificial intelligence to be the cornerstone of the far-off realms of sci-fi, but it’s becoming more commonplace in everyday life than we know. Excitedly, the world of solar power is no exception, with new innovations in the space welcoming a huge potential to combat the climate crisis. Right here in Australia, researchers […]

How to save electricity this summer

Temperatures are already rising and summer is right on our doorstep in Australia. So we’re covering the basics today to discuss a few simple tips to stay cool this season, without bill shock from overuse of electricity.     Use windows to regulate the temperature in your home As soon as the weather begins to […]