What size solar system will I need for my home?

This is one of the most common questions that we’re asked. It is entirely understandable – people want to know how much they’ll have to invest in getting solar power, and they want to crunch the numbers. There are a few things to consider when calculating how many panels you will need, which we will […]

Zimbabwe’s pain highlights the perils of cheap, inferior solar panels

Scores of Zimbabwe residents have been forced to learn the hard way that cheap, imported panels are too good to be true. Opportunistic Chinese e-businesses have preyed on Zimbabwe, flooding the country with dodgy panels that often fail before they even generate any power. It has come after a period of extreme drought in the […]

G7 promises to accelerate renewables deployment

The recent Group of Seven (G7) summit in Cornwall in the United Kingdom has released a statement, promising to accelerate renewables deployment and phase out coal generation. G7 is an inter-governmental political forum consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. This year representatives from the European Union and […]

The house built to survive climate change

A Queensland consortium has come together to create a disaster-resilient house that will stand up to storms, bushfires and floods caused by climate change. One House is the brainchild of major Queensland insurers Suncorp, who have partnered with James Cook University’s Cyclone Testing Station, CSIRO, and Room11 Architects to design and test the home. It […]

Save power while working from home

Flexible work arrangements, remote workforces, working from home – whatever you choose to call this practice, it is on the rise. COVID-19 accelerated the volume of people working from home, and businesses shifted in the face of long-term closures and restrictions being put in place. Working from home offers many benefits, including the freedom to […]

Queensland capital launches first 100 per cent solar-powered bus

Brisbane City Council has launched its first 100 per cent solar-powered bus into the public transport system, and there are plans for more to join it in the capital soon. The jacaranda-coloured bus has been rolled out on Brisbane’s free City Loop service and comes equipped with a suite of luxury features, including USB charging […]