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17 Oct

How much of your Electricity Bill is for Hot Water?

Did you know that hot water is one of the biggest users of electricity in your home?

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26 Jul

How to take control over your rising electricity bill

Normally, it’s not until your electricity bill arrives that you know how much energy you’ve been using. carbonTRACK lets…

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13 Dec

Australians can have zero-emission electricity, without blowing the bill

Australia’s low-cost electricity, thanks to cheap coal, was once a source of substantial competitive advantage. While Au…

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13 Dec

What can we learn from looking at electricity use on Christmas day

On Christmas Day in Australia, fewer people are at their paid employment and more working premises are closed than on an…

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16 Mar

carbonTRACK awarded commercialisation grant to launch its latest smart product that creates smart electricity grids

carbonTRACK has recently been awarded a commercialisation grant to bring the new Smart Meter to the Australian and inter…

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28 Oct

5 awesome things you can do with a Smart Plug

The carbonTRACK Smart Plug is more than just a pretty wall accessory. Here are 5 of the many awesome things that you can…

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31 Oct

Energy spot market trading with carbonTRACK: Buy low, sell high (effortlessly)

Energy spot market trading is the next frontier in the home energy revolution. About one in ten Australian households ha…

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23 Nov

Standby Power – stop the energy suckers in your home

There are vampires lurking in your home sucking your energy. Don’t believe me? Read and see.

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23 Nov

Is now the right time to take the solar leap?

Going solar is one of the smartest moves a homeowner can do in Australia. But is now the right time to install solar pan…

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29 Nov

Top 10 Tips to reduce the cost of running your fridge & freezer

A fridge is the single biggest power consumer in many households, because nearly all households have at least one fridge…

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09 Dec

Demand Tariffs in Australia – How to tackle them

If you hear the words ‘Demand Tariffs’ and start scratching your head, don’t worry, you’re not alone. In this article, w…

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24 Jan

How businesses can cut their energy costs with carbonTRACK 

Sticking to your business budget is challenging, the costs quickly add up and at the end of the month/quarter, the last …

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10 Feb

Solar export control: A quick guide

It is an unfortunate reality that local electricity grid operators may limit the amount of solar energy you are allowed …

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24 Feb

5 ways carbonTRACK helps you make the most of your solar batteries

With rooftop solar already commonplace, batteries are the next frontier in home energy. But as long as home battery pric…

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16 Mar

How to have the most energy efficient laundry for your family

The laundry is an essential part of any households – it also happens to be an easy place to start when trying to go gree…

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03 Apr

Time of use billing? 4 ways to save more money with carbonTRACK

Time of use (TOU) electricity billing is an arrangement in which homes pay more for grid electricity during times of day…

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12 May

What’s a community microgrid? A quick guide

Community microgrids are a way for neighbourhoods, villages, towns and cities to meet their energy needs locally. Increa…

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21 Jul

How solar panels actually work

The sun releases tiny packets of energy called photons, which travel the 93 million miles from the sun to Earth in about…

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31 Jan

3 reasons businesses should invest in an energy management system

Small to medium-sized businesses should consider investing in an energy management system (EMS) to gain insight into the…

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04 May

How to Stay Warm and Save Energy this Winter (8 tips)

We might not like it, but winter is well and truly on it's way. Here's how to start preparing for those colder months!

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26 May

The Dangers of Standby Power

The typical Aussie home has about 30 devices that constantly draw standby power, accounting for around 10% of a home’s e…

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10 Apr

What is an energy audit?

A home energy audit is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can…

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23 Mar

Your Baby, Your Bill, and the Environment. What you can do.

In the spirit of preparation here are a few helpful tips you can put in place before the arrival of your baby, to save o…

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22 Dec

7 things a new homeowner should do to save money

If you’re just bought a new home, perhaps for the first time, you’re probably on a pretty tight budget. Luckily, there a…

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03 Oct

Why now is the time to consider installing a Home Energy Management system?

Home energy management systems (HEMS) allow homeowners to record, measure and act on their billing in a ‘smart’ way.

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19 Dec

How to stay Cool, Calm and Collected this summer

It is so easy to turn on the air-conditioning, but it’s not until a month or so later that we really understand the cost…

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27 Oct

The National Energy Guarantee – What this means for energy bills

Learn what the National Energy Guarantee is and how it might affect your electricity bills.

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07 Nov

Quick Ways to Transform Your House to a Smart Home this Spring

The concept of a smart home is redefining how we live. Here are some quick and easy ways you can make your home smarter.…

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31 Oct

Smart Home Gadgets to Consider for 2018

Whether you’re just getting started or your a smart home expert, these smart appliances could soon make their way into y…

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27 Oct

The National Energy Guarantee – What this means for energy bills

Learn what the National Energy Guarantee is and how it might affect your electricity bills.

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23 Oct

How Smart Homes are becoming Interactive

As homes are getting smarter, so are the ways on how the home setup can interact, engage and look after the welfare of i…

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03 Oct

Why now is the time to consider installing a Home Energy Management system?

Home energy management systems (HEMS) allow homeowners to record, measure and act on their billing in a ‘smart’ way.

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28 Sep

Energy Blindness and how to solve it

You could be energy blind. Energy blindness occurs when someone has a limited or no understanding of their home energy p…

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27 Sep

Batteries in your home – measuring and monitoring home battery systems

If you’re thinking of adding to your smart home with a battery system, you should definitely consider how you are going …

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06 Sep

How to Spring Clean your Energy Habits

With winter energy costs eating up a chunk of your household budget, spring brings the perfect opportunity to spring cle…

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01 Sep

How IoT is Changing Business Centres and Districts

The Internet of Things is allowing new levels of connectivity across businesses around the global.

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28 Aug

Why one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to smart homes

Thinking about making your home a bit smarter? Here's why an agnostic approach is the best approach!

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