ShineHub, a solar energy startup, has launched Australia’s first choose-your-own-retailer virtual power plant (VPP), giving homes with a battery the chance to make more money supplying electricity when it’s needed most. Co-founder Alex Georgiou said ShineHub set out to reduce the complexity, confusion and financial barriers for access to solar and battery solutions and joined… Read more »
As the global renewables transition accelerates, the future for coal regions has become a big worry. This raises an important question: can renewables create the right jobs in the right places to employ former coal workers? According to our new research, the answer in many cases is “yes”. Renewable energy jobs provide a good match… Read more »
As the corona virus rages and infection fears increase plastic consumption is on the rise. At supermarkets, among the few places allowed to stay open, customers are increasingly using disposable plastic bags amid concerns reusable ones will spread the disease. In cafes, reusable cups have been banned seeing a return to single use containers. It’s… Read more »
Chargefox raises $15 million to build network of ultra-rapid charging stations for electric vehicles
Chargefox, a startup building a network of ultra-rapid charging stations across Australia for electric vehicles, has raised $15 million to start construction.
Adrian Merrick’s explanation of what Energy Locals does is rather to the point: “We sell cleaner energy for a fixed fee and without screwing customers.”
Fintech Brighte secures $20 million debt facility from NAB to help Australians buy renewable energy solutions
Fintech startup Brighte has secured a $20 million debt funding facility from National Australia Bank (NAB).
The government will work alongside each Regional Partnership to develop region-specific strategies and practical solutions for their digital needs.
The EnergyLab accelerator has been developed with Climate-KIC Australia to help four startups with new products or services become market-ready.
CreativeHQ is adding to its range of accelerators with Lightning Lab Electric, focused on businesses working across the areas of electricity & sustainable energy.
Brisbane solar energy startup Redback Technologies has today announced a strategic investment of $9.3 million into the company from Energy Australia.
If the South Australian Government and Adelaide City Council get their way, Adelaide could just become a world leader in clean technology startups.
Collaboration hub Eighteen04 is leveraging the strengths of the Hunter region to boost cleantech and smart city startups
To continue investment into cleantech and smart cities, new Newcastle-based incubator Eighteen04 launched to support startups and promote regional cities as global tech innovators.