Jobs in Australian Renewable Energy Sector Break the 10,000 Barrier

Renewable energy is a rapidly advancing global industry. With the use of fossil fuels in decline, many countries are pouring billions into research and development of renewable energy. The sector employed 9.8 million people in 2016 – a 1.1% increase over 2015. Solar and wind power are the largest sub-sectors, but hydropower and biofuels are not far behind.

Saving Dollars Via Examining Energy Usage

Keeping the house running can be an expensive business and it's estimated that, in south east Queensland at least 25% overspend on energy. This can be for a range of reasons, from being on a tariff not suited to your usage to simply using too much.

5 Ways to Get Rid Of Indoor Air Pollution On A Budget

When most of us think about pollution, we think about smoke and smog outside – but in reality, indoor pollution can be much worse. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency has said that air inside homes can be up to five times more polluted than outside air. This is a problem as most Australians spend around 90% of their time inside, which means that they could be exposing themselves to dangerous toxins on a daily basis.

Why Re-regulation Is Not The Solution To Australia’s Electricity Price Hikes

Deregulation promotes greater competition in the market and encourages more retailers to set up shop. This offers consumers the potential to buy cheaper electricity than was previously available under the highly regulated government run systems. If energy prices are re-regulated, retailers will have to offer customers a basic electricity service, at or below a price set by the regulator.

How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Without Spending Much

Do you wish your energy bills were lower? Utilities have never been more expensive in Australia than they are today. Fortunately, there are a number of low- or no-cost steps you can take to save money and help the planet.

5 Reasons Why Aussie Businesses Are Paying Too Much For Gas & Electricity

With large energy price hikes happening around the country, we’re reminded about how important it is for businesses to get the most competitive rates for their energy. Here are some common reasons why Aussie businesses are paying too much on their energy bills.

Will Re-regulation Of Energy Prices Stop Price Gouging?

The re-regulation of electricity prices might be the only option if retail power prices continue to rise. A recent government appointed panel found that deregulation of the market and increased competition did not achieve the promised outcome and was hurting Australian families and businesses.

4 Budget Friendly Solar Light Projects To Illuminate Your Home and Garden

People are turning to solar energy to power up their homes in a cost efficient way. According to statistics, one out of five Australian households is using solar energy for their electricity and hot water.

5 Tips To Save Your Business From The July 1 Energy Price Rise

The July 1 energy price rise is almost here. Wondering what you can you do to save on your business energy? Read our top tips and start saving today.

Conduct an Energy Audit for 2016

Looking to reduce your energy usage in 2016? We think that starting with an energy audit is a great idea - read our article on tips on conducting an energy audit at your home or business for 2016

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