How Robin Hood brings Community Energy to the 7 Shires

In one of the most pristine parts of Australia, where the coastal surf culture flows into the Hippie tide washing down from the hinterlands, a small revolution is taking part. The famous little surfer town Byron Bay became home for the Robin Hood of the future, Australia’s first community-owned energy retailer. Enova Energy has set… Read More How Robin Hood brings Community Energy to the 7 Shires

Drop Your Blades and Spread Your Wings

A Dutch-based company and spin-off from the Technical University in Delft set foot on Australian soil. Why? A combination of endless space, excellent wind, very high per capita emissions, solid infrastructure and engineering expertise make Australia a perfect extension to that tiny and windy country in the North of Europe. Ampyx Power’s core innovation is… Read More Drop Your Blades and Spread Your Wings

Do Current Pricing Structures Resist Disruption of the Electricity System?

If rising electricity bills could be one of the major drivers of a clean energy transition, I started thinking that the way this electricity system works should be elaborated more upon. It is actually quite complicated… So, during my stay in Melbourne I connected with Australia’s premier innovation precinct anchored by the University of Melbourne:… Read More Do Current Pricing Structures Resist Disruption of the Electricity System?