Posts tagged: Sydney

Wind energy transforms Australian Township

by Wendy Frew     Denmark isn’t the sunniest place on the continent. The Australian continent, that is. The tiny township clinging to Western Australia’s southern coast is rainy for about a third of the year. So, it wasn’t a big surprise when, in 2003, wind energy emerged as the most viable form of renewable […]

The Benefits of Solar Hot Water Systems

Did you know that more than 25% of your total energy bill can be attributed to heating water? You can massively reduce how much it costs to heat your water by installing a solar hot water system. They work by collecting the sun’s energy using specialised materials on your roof and warming that water immediately, […]

AGL Solar Energy

It was announced in December 2013 that AGL Solar Energy had finally managed to bridge the gap between government funding and private financial backing to begin work on what will be the largest solar PV plant in the Southern Hemisphere. This news comes after several years and problems of securing financial backing needed to gain […]

Solar-Powered Car That Looks And Functions Similar To A Regular Car

eVe — Solar-Powered Car That Looks And Functions Similar To A Regular Car (via Clean Technica) An engineering team from Sydney, Australia has created a solar-powered car that looks like a normal car, functions like a normal car, and certainly appears to be able to completely take the place of one, hopefully within the near-future […]

Solar-Powered Modular Relocatable Building Wins Top Eco Award

Solar-Powered Modular Relocatable Building Wins Top Eco Award (via Clean Technica) This article originally published on RenewEconomy Blue Planet Buildings, a Sydney based “solar energy building company” has won the Australian Business award for Best Eco Product in 2013 for a solar-powered, modular and relocatable building. Blue… Tweet