Author: ESS

31
Mar

Should we ban lithium batteries from our homes?

SPECIAL REPORT: Whether lithium ion batteries are safe to have inside the home or are likely…

28
Mar

Investors willing to pay premium for green bonds

A $50 million climate bond issued by financial services group FlexiGroup has attracted strong investor participation,…

22
Mar

How electric cars can help save the grid

A key question amid the consternation over the current state of Australia’s east coast energy market…

24
Feb

Solar harvesting windows on the way, at “unprecedented” low costs

US and Italian researchers are another step forward in making energy harvesting windows a reality, thanks…

23
Feb

The trials of trigen revealed

Trigeneration and cogeneration technology was once the go-to technology for buildings whose owners wanted strong Green…

23
Feb

Gamification could help to reduce peak energy use

Research out of Europe has found that gamification could help to reduce electricity consumption during peak…

25
Jan

GreenSync on expansion path following finance boost

Smart grid tech start-up GreenSync will extend its Australian services and expand internationally following a $11.5…

13
Dec

How energy retrofits are getting easier

The retrofitting game is getting easier. The price of technology and energy-efficient plant trending down in…

13
Dec

Energy certificates group new president keen to see more progress

The Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association has a new president, Hamish McGovern, managing director of Wattly….

06
Dec

A net zero grid will save us over $100 billion

Creating a net zero electricity grid by 2050 is not only technically possible, it will save…