Electricity

  • Budget 2020 reveals Australia will spend $5Mil on Vehicle-to-grid technology

    During the 2020 Budget unveiled tonight, the Government has announced a $5 million investment in 2020-21. This money will be used to establish an Advanced Manufacturing Facility in South Australia, which will: Facilitate the manufacturing and assembly of electric vehicles Bi-directional vehicle-to-grid trial in South Australia to examine the...
  • Joining 2 million other Australians with a 6.5kW solar install

    This week, I joined the more than 2 million Australians and added solar to my home. Personally I went with a 6.5kW solar system, which is right sized for our household power needs today, and into the future. Our solar system includes: 20 x SunPower 325W P-series All Black...
  • New California law requires new homes to have solar from Jan 1st, 2020

    America has some issues right now at the federal level with the Government shutdown, but at the state level, they’re still powering along. The tech-forward state of California, has announced a new standard, effective in 2020, will require all new homes to include solar panels. The decision comes from...
  • Earth Hour 2013 is on tonight, so switch off

    At 8:30pm tonight (AEST), more than 7,000 cities and towns from 152 countries, across all 7 continents will switch off.  These amazing numbers of participants mean that Earth Hour is the single, largest, symbolic mass participation event in the world. People across the globe will switch their lights off...