Imagine a device that shows you how many Watts you use and what it costs you. A plug-and-play device that is simple and easy to understand. And all together, it does it in real-time and connects through Wifi. A Sydney-based start-up spent 2 years to unlock the intelligent voice in your home appliances. Meet Wattcost!… Read More Be Smart and Connect Your House!
A 24-hour-visit in Canberra without any upfront organization proved to be highly efficient in getting the right things done: understanding Canberra’s active culture of innovative technology-based entrepreneurialism. A meet and greet with James Deamer, Community Manager at the Entry 29 Start-up Community, shed a bright light on this unique characteristic and opened doors to even… Read More Science for the Sake of Science: the Success of Windlab!
Mix tons of experience, a considerable amount of big data and a start-up attitude, and you’ll end up with a company that is creating the energy retail model of the future: the orchestrator of a household’s electricity bill! This energy retailer has set foot on earth to do things differently. While still early stage, but… Read More Pick Up Your Mojo and Make Electricity Sexy!
Peer-to-Peer transactions, increased grid stability or what about donating your energy to your children? These are all examples of how Canberra-based Reposit Power sees the future. A company that is passionate about solving problems in what they call an “exciting market”. A company that puts consumer involvement at the core of their business model and… Read More How Reposit Turns Batteries into Swiss Army Knifes!
Choice, control and transparency are the core elements of one of Australia’s most innovative energy retailers. With their slogan “You’ve had electricity, now you’ve got power!” Powershop began its journey to a new era of energy retailing. I had the honor to have an interview with Ed McManus, CEO of Powershop, at the inspiring HQ… Read More Powershop | A Better Power Company