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Smart New Home Tech Trends

Smart Home Control Screen

With the NBN rolling out through Australia and the ever-growing uptake of wireless networks, it’s becoming easier to turn a regular home into a smart home. While some of the items due to come out may lead to bigger and better things in the future (such as an oven with a built-in camera that streams… 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

Clipsal Energy’s Wiser Link Energy Monitoring App

Energy Monitoring App

Electricity consumption is something that most of us take for granted. We switch lights on and off, use our air conditioning or heaters as we need, and settle in each night for hours of TV with the family. However, as we become used to these modern conveniences, it can be easy to forget that energy… Keep Reading

Tesla Powerwall and the Home Power Revolution

Tesla and Solar Panels

The Tesla Powerwall has been the most highly anticipated product to reach the energy market in recent years. With thousands of Australians already benefitting from sourcing their own energy at home, this new wave of power farming is set to change things yet again in the world of renewable energy. The Home Power Revolution As… Keep Reading

Government Support for Energy Efficient Homes

Energy Efficiency

The Australian government recently announced plans to fund $250 million towards the construction of up to 1000 energy efficient homes. Working in partnership with the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), this investment will assist in building new homes for the Community Housing Sector that meet a stringent energy rating as well as provide upgrades to… Keep Reading