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Smart homes on the rise in Australia

14 February, 2017

One in four Australian houses are considered 'smart homes', according to a study by

Primary motivators for renewable adoption revealed

24 January, 2017

A new survey has explored the reasons why consumers invest in solar and battery technology.

Greenest companies revealed in new report

17 January, 2017

A report by Greenpeace USA has revealed which companies are moving most effectively towards renewable energy, and which are lagging behind.

Sydney and Melbourne awarded for green office program

05 December, 2016

The City of Sydney and City of Melbourne have been recognised at the C40 Cities Awards for their CitySwitch Green Office program.

Conservation SA installs first ZCell batteries

21 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Conservation SA has completed the first installation of the Australia-developed ZCell home or office battery system at a commercial building.

Renewable energy ramps up in Queensland

14 October, 2016

Renewable energy will be available on demand, with the establishment of a solar, wind and battery storage near Hughenden in North Queensland.

Home batteries to face off in ARENA-funded trial

18 August, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is providing funding for ITP Renewables' Battery Trial, which will compare the real-time performance of home batteries from eight leading vendors.

Qld battery innovator forms US agreements

18 July, 2016

Nano-Nouvelle's 3D battery technology, which can boost lithium-ion capacity by 50%, will be trialled by two US companies.

Smart Cities Council launches in ANZ

18 July, 2016

The Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand launched today, part of a growing global network of smart cities organisations whose goal is to make cities more liveable, workable and sustainable.

Real estate leaders doubtful on smart buildings

15 June, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

While Australian commercial tenants and developers are enthusiastic about smart buildings, only 43% are prepared to invest in the technology, a survey shows.

Australia's two largest solar plants open in NSW

21 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

AGL Energy and First Solar have officially launched the two largest solar plants in the Southern Hemisphere, more than doubling Australia's large-scale solar capacity.

Aussie offices pledge support to recycle e-waste

08 December, 2015

Australian businesses have pledged support to recycle their old electronic waste (e-waste) for today's inaugural TechCollect 'Waste Not, Want Not' Day.

Australia behind the e-waste curve

16 February, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia lags behind some other developed markets when it comes to tackling and reducing electronic waste, and should implement new policies and strategies, a report argues.

Wireless chip may boost data farm energy efficiency

10 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A design for a chip that uses wireless transmission to send data between cores could improve energy efficiency at data farms by up to 20%, while also improving processing speed.

Report explores ICT's sustainability impacts

03 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Dimension Data has published its debut annual sustainability report, detailing ways the company is helping itself and its clients be more environmentally responsible.

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