As disruptive and deadly as a redback spider can be, so too is this tech startup from Queensland. Redback Technologies has created a clean energy platform that turns the existing utility model on its head. Through a series of innovations in both software and hardware, Redback has driven down costs while introducing future-proof flexibility for… Read More Save more by storing less: the way Redback increases your ROI
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!
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!
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?