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11 Apr

What is a home energy management system?

Home energy management systems (HEMS) are gaining popularity as small-scale solar power and battery storage become more …

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02 Mar

A comparison of home energy management systems in Australia

Solar PV systems are already commonplace and affordable in Australia, and battery storage is getting there quickly as we…

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15 Dec

Five things to look for in a home energy management system

There are five essential things every home energy management (EMS) system should come equipped with to be considered tru…

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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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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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23 Jun

Beyond energy management: How carbonTRACK helps businesses optimise their performance

Whether you run a corner store or manage a retail chain with thousands of shops nation-wide, carbonTRACK can help you do…

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05 Feb

Life with a Home Battery

Batteries are the next big thing in home energy, and carbonTRACK has created a product that expands its possibilities. W…

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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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06 Jul

What to Consider When Buying a Home Battery

When looking for which type of batteries to buy, there are a couple of alternatives currently on the market. Each have t…

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15 Dec

Taking ‘smart home’ to the next level: Introducing intelligent home energy management

You may live in a 'smart home', but is it intelligent? We look at the difference between a smart home and an intelligent…

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07 Apr

The pitfalls of WiFi-based home energy management

As you shop around for a home energy management system, there are a number of reasons that you may want to avoid ones th…

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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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02 May

How carbonTRACK, solar and batteries fit into your home

A look into how our CTO and founder Shavaj Kallamkote, combines carbonTRACK, solar and batteries in his home.

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10 May

How competition is driving down prices in Solar Energy

An increased demand for renewables is having a direct impact on the market, with the cost of building PV and wind farm s…

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16 Feb

What is a solar inverter?

When people picture solar power, they typically envision large panels mounted onto the roof. But for a user to truly be …

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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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09 Mar

The pros and cons of going off the grid

Taking your home off the grid with solar power & battery storage has never been more affordable or alluring than it is t…

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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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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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07 Dec

7 ways carbonTRACK can help NSW homes about to lose their solar bonus.

On the 31 December 2016, the NSW Solar Bonus Scheme end. Make the transition as painless as possible. carbonTRACK can he…

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21 Apr

What is home automation?

Home automation is an integral component of any home energy management system. But what does it deliver?

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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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07 Mar

What is machine learning and how does carbonTRACK deploy it in my home?

What is machine learning, and what role can it play in a home energy management system like carbonTRACK?

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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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01 Jan

Managing demand can save two power stations' worth of energy at peak times

The forecast for future blackouts in Australia doesn’t look good if there’s no change in our energy demand and supply.

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24 Nov

How carbonTRACK Can Save Homeowners Time and Money

In the modern household, time and money go hand in hand. Electricity will always be consumed, so inefficient use can lea…

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04 Dec

Power factor – Watt even?

A low power factor can increase the costs of your bills. Let’s start with what power factor is.

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07 Feb

What to do in a Blackout

Power outages can happen at any time, and there are many different reasons why you might suddenly lose power.

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27 May

How carbonTRACK can help your small business

Running a business can be a tough job, with expenses quickly stacking up.

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18 Jun

carbonTRACK announces Overshadow as its in country Sub- Saharan Africa distributor

carbonTRACK has installed its smart hubs across South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Kenya.

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17 Aug

Why data is the key to saving energy

Because it’s impossible to cut down on your energy if you don’t know what you’re using, and when you’re actually using i…

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