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  • Unearthing the future: Mining company investment in solar plants

    Unearthing the future: Mining company investment in solar plants

    Valuable commodities like iron ore, gold and gas sure do require a lot of energy to dig up. What’s worse, mine sites are often located in remote areas of the country isolated from the power grid, making them heavily reliant on dirty, polluting generation methods. However, in recent years there appears to be an industry-wide […]

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  • Neighbourhood Watts: 4 reasons to get excited about an ‘energy sharing’ future

    Neighbourhood Watts: 4 reasons to get excited about an ‘energy sharing’ future

    You’ve got to love your neighbours – always there to lend us a cup of sugar or take our bins out while we’re sinking Bintangs in Bali. Now as the world ponders its energy future, it’s time to take our relationship to the next level.   Yep, neighbours right across the state will soon get […]

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  • Reap what you sew: Why Solar Farms are the next big thing

    Reap what you sew: Why Solar Farms are the next big thing

    As the world transitions to a renewable energy future, Australia is rolling out large-scale solar farms. It makes sense. As one of the most sun-drenched countries on the planet, Australia finds itself in a rare position to invest heavily in a rising industry. Hop on the tractor and take a tour with us to find […]

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  • “I’ve got the power”: The pros and cons of electricity privatisation

    “I’ve got the power”: The pros and cons of electricity privatisation

    It’s no secret that rising electricity prices is one of WA’s biggest cost of living pressures. Many argue that the answer to reducing power bills is privatisation of the electricity network, like the eastern states. But is it all it’s cracked up to be? And how does it all work?   First, let’s get up […]

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  • The future is bright: Why tomorrow’s cars will run on the sun

    The future is bright: Why tomorrow’s cars will run on the sun

    It’s undeniable – the world is moving into the age of Electric Vehicles (EV). With fuel prices continuing an alarming upward trajectory, and EVs becoming more affordable than ever, Australians are expected to fully embrace the greener, cleaner global phenomenon.   Let’s see how that will play out on the roads – and what it […]

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  • The sustainable benefits of solar to the average homeowner

    The sustainable benefits of solar to the average homeowner

    Solar panels emit up to 20 times less carbon over their lifetime compared to coal power. Seeing as the energy sector is the highest-emitting sector pumping out 42% of global greenhouse gas emissions annually, it begs the question…   What might the world look like if we displaced fossil fuel to power our homes? If […]

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  • A breath of fresh air: Retracing the carbon footprint of a solar panel

    A breath of fresh air: Retracing the carbon footprint of a solar panel

    When it comes to solar energy, most of us tend to focus on the money we pocket thanks to all that free, clean energy stored from the sun. But what else are we saving? And what future are we creating for our families and neighbourhoods?   By now we know that renewable energy is the […]

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  • Do solar panels generate much power on a cloudy day?

    Do solar panels generate much power on a cloudy day?

    Solar panel systems can produce less power on cloudy days – as you might expect – and yet photovoltaic (PV) solar energy use is extremely popular and an effective source of power in cities that get lots of inclement weather like cold and wet cities. Why? Part of the answer is that clouds are not […]

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  • Five ways to conserve energy during summer

    Five ways to conserve energy during summer

    Hot Australian summer’s see most home owners cranking up the air conditioning to get some relief. Unfortunately, decreasing that thermostat will almost definitely result in an increase to your electricity bill. And with more people working from home than ever before, the air conditioner is more active throughout those long summer days.   Here are […]

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