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11 Oct

Why should Australian schools look into renewable energy initiatives?

Renewable energy initiatives are becoming increasingly popular in schools across Australia.

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29 Jul

96 per cent of Australians support Renewable Energy

More and more Aussies are embracing the necessary shift to renewable energy, according to a recent survey.

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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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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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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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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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13 Jul

Groundbreaking ‘Solar Paint’ can generate Hydrogen Energy

A new paint has been developed by the researchers from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) that converts …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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04 May

Five Habits You Need To Start Living More Sustainably

You can help reduce your carbon footprint and potential negative environmental impact by making small alterations to liv…

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20 Mar

Is green architecture the way of the future?

From skyscrapers in France to Italian hotels, a new eco-friendly trend is taking the architectural world by storm.

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24 Jan

Our city sky scrapers could generate their own power in the future

The concept of transparent solar cells transforming glass-clad skyscrapers into solar farms and turn smartphone screens …

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10 Jul

How to get your kids involved in saving energy

When it comes to setting sustainability habits, it’s important to start early. You’re never too young to learn about sav…

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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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31 Jan

How energy efficient are your appliances?

Appliances make up at least 30% of your electricity bill. Homeowners rely more on appliances than ever before which mean…

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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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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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15 Jun

carbonTRACK has received the Silver Award for Energy Efficiency in the 2017 Eco Logic Awards!

We're thrilled to have been the recipient of this award, and grateful that our work in energy is contributing to improvi…

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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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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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04 May

Six Tips For Minimalist Living

Minimalist living is not only great for your headspace, it's eco friendly too. By embracing minimalism, you’re avoiding …

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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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23 Feb

10 Inspiring Eco-Friendly Homes

Are you always on the lookout for ideas to make your home a little more eco-friendly? Well inspiration is all around yo…

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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 Apr

Sustainability in the Classroom – Creative ideas to go green!

Educating kids on sustainable living is a great way to do your part for the environment.

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24 Nov

What is Energy Efficiency?

Energy efficiency is more than just a buzz word. It is both a science and discipline observed by countries, organisation…

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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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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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24 Nov

What is Energy Efficiency?

Energy efficiency is more than just a buzz word. It is both a science and discipline observed by countries, organisation…

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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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