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
Have you ever questioned the production output of your solar panels? If not, are you sure they produce what they should be? A Sydney-based start-up aims to help you get the most out of your hard earned solar. They’ve developed intelligent solar monitoring software centred on a core of clever and sophisticated algorithms. It continuously… Read More Get the Most Out of Your Solar
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!
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?
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