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Power Saving Tips

Power Saving Tips

As one of those annoying bills that we just can’t avoid, paying our electricity account each month or quarter eventually becomes second nature. Too often we set up direct debits or pay off the bill without giving much thought about how it ended up costing so much, and without taking steps to reduce our usage…. Keep Reading

Solar Bonus Scheme Coming to an End

Solar Panels Bonus Scheme Ending

When the solar bonus scheme started some years ago generous incentives were offered by the government to help kick start the program. Some households were given a massive rebate of up to 60c per kilowatt generated. This means that for some years the lucky 50,000 odd households on the Ausgrid network that took advantage of… Keep Reading

Upcoming Trends In The Global Lighting Market

LED and incandescent bulbs

Market research experts Technavio recently released a report on what they predict to be the four upcoming trends in the lighting market. Their main findings reported an increase in the entire lighting market for both domestic and commercial thanks to our ever growing urban landscape, as well as some interesting findings that might interest homeowners…. Keep Reading

Are Devices On Standby Power Costing You Money?

Costs For Devices On Standby Power

These days we can’t seem to live without being ‘connected’ 24-7. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops feature largely in our lives, and even at night-time they often sit by our side running idly in the background. With advances in internet technology, smart devices, and the Internet of Things (IOT), there are no signs of this slowing… Keep Reading

Energy and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things (IoT)

As technology becomes more and more advanced, the way we view and consume energy will continue to change. Greater integration of the internet and electronic devices into our homes is revolutionising the way we live and interact with the world around us. The Electronic Device Revolution The major driving force behind this change is the… Keep Reading