Canberra Scores Best Renewable Energy Target Award

It comes as no surprise at all that Canberra has scooped up a major award for its commitment towards achieving its renewable energy target of 100 per cent by 2020. This year’s Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) award for “Best Renewable Target For An Australian City”...

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Google Will Run Using 100% Renewables

Just last year, Google used the same amount of energy as San Francisco. In 2017, Google plans to source all that energy from renewable energy sources such as wind farms and solar panels. The internet giant stated that all their data centres over various countries...

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No Early Closure For Solar Bonus Scheme

Queenslanders have a reason to smile after the Queensland Government ruled out closure of its solar feed-in tariff program known as the Solar Bonus Scheme. Those who adopted solar power system early, enrolled for the Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme prior to July 10 2012 and have...

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New Australian Embassy in Washington Featuring Solar

Julie Bishop, the Australian Foreign Minister recently released details of the new Australian embassy building in Washington D.C. The Australian-based company Bates Smart has been contracted to design and construct a new embassy to replace the existing structure which was built in the mid-1960s. The...

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21.7% Of National Electricity From Renewables

The most recent Cedex report says October saw the largest proportion of renewables on record since data was made available. Australia's renewable energy market hit an all time high this October with 21.7 per cent of power in the national electricity market being sourced from...

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Sweden Set For 100% Renewable Energy By 2040

57 per cent of Sweden's power was generated from renewables last year. A regulatory official has stated Sweden is on track to run completely on renewable energy in the next 25 years. Sources such as wind and hydropower made up 57 per cent of Sweden's...

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Is Your Power Company Ripping You Off?

The wholesale cost of electricity is almost always the focus of power companies when asked why energy costs are rising. The reason for this focus is it's the one cost that your power company can blame on you. As energy consumers, we are told that...

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