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On the cusp of a new age of battery technology
Have you ever wished you could drive from Melbourne to Sydney on a single charge or only have to charge your phone once a week?
Australian renewable energy company Evergen secures its first international software licensing agreement in South...
Evergen, one of Australia’s fastest growing renewable energy systems and software provider today announced its first international software distribution deal, partnering with South African battery storage distributor Midnight Sun Energy Storage Systems.
DC Power Co raises $1.6m in round two of its fight against the big...
DC Power Co plans to unlock the collective power of Australia’s two million solar households to create a large-scale competitor to the big energy companies’ coal fired power plants.
Do you do daily affirmations like this kid? [VIDEO]
Feeling like you're not up to it today? Feeling like someone is going to find out that you don't know what you're doing? That is...
Dreading the arrival of the office energy bill? You’re not alone
Energy makes the world go round, right? Oh, sorry... that’s money. But energy is very important too, right? Well, if you agree with me...
What if we didn’t need lights to see at night? What if there was...
With nanotechnology, both these things are possible. And, that's just the start. Nanotechnology startups are developing things that really will change the world.
Talking nuclear energy with Ziggy Switkowski, RMIT’s new Chancellor
This week’s Talking Business guest is the distinguished businessman and nuclear physicist, Dr. Ziggy Switkowski. He talks with Leon and Garry about his agenda as the incoming Chancellor of RMIT University, and explains why, in light of climate change, nuclear power is the most reliable energy source for Australia’s future.
Origin’s Grant King talks about the timeline for renewable energy
In this interview, Origin Energy Managing Director Grant King talks about his company’s plans for the future concerning the carbon tax and renewable energy, as well as the proposed hydroelectric project in conjunction with Papua New Guinea.
Are your personal emotions turning away customers?
Oscar Wilde once said, “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” There is one worse thing. And that's leaving a lasting impression that mysteriously makes people not want to even think about you at all.
Electric cars ready to go mainstream
Better Place, an ambitious, venture capital backed company, is building electric car infrastructures targeting major cities around the world. The idea is simple yet constitutes a radical departure from conventional wisdom – instead of stretching the technological limits of a battery’s life, Better Place is constructing a network of battery swap stations that will allow electric cars to replace its depleted battery for a new one in less than 60 seconds.
Hotel, prison encourage guests to generate own energy via pedal power
You’ve heard of singing for your supper, but in this environmentally conscious age, institutions are now inviting patrons to pedal for privileges.
Saving the world with behavioural economics
A recent study revealed that adding personalised smiley or unhappy face icons on people’s energy bills had a dramatic effect on their future consumption. Could something this simple -- playing on bourgeois guilt -- help reverse climate change?
Sydney researchers develop energy-efficient model for cloud computing
A breakthrough by researchers at the University of Sydney is set to harmonise two of today's hottest emerging trends: cloud computing and energy efficiency.