Efficiency and renewables > Monitoring

Data helps understand energy consumption

22 February, 2019

A new research program brings together data and research in one central location to help deliver a secure, affordable and sustainable energy future in Australia.


Smart meters: resolving implementation issues

14 August, 2018

The AEMC has said that it is working with regulators, ombudsmen and industry participants to resolve implementation issues related to smart meters as quickly as possible.


National DER grid connection guidelines released

01 June, 2018

Energy Networks Australia has released the first in a suite of guidelines for network companies to support the connection of solar and battery storage to the grid.


Promoting battery stewardship

07 May, 2018

The Battery Stewardship Council has welcomed support of Ministers for fast-tracking a battery stewardship scheme.


Smart thermostat company receives CEFC funding

30 April, 2018

Energy management solution provider Zen Ecosystems is set to receive $5 million funding from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) through its Innovation Fund.


Solar Analytics Solar Smart Monitor

26 January, 2018

The Solar Smart Monitor, from Solar Analytics, facilitates real-time solar power system monitoring for home owners to improve solar panel output.


National Cities Performance Framework

20 December, 2017

The Australian Government has launched the country's first National Cities Performance Framework to track the progress and performance of our largest cities.


Vector wins Australian smart metering contract

31 October, 2017

NZ electricity and gas distribution company Vector has won a contract to provide metering services to EnergyAustralia.


Hanwha Q CELLS Q.HOME household energy storage solution

05 October, 2017

The Hanwha Q CELLS Q.HOME household energy storage solution includes a photovoltaic (PV) module, hybrid inverter and battery with a built-in home energy management system (HEMS), designed with the primary purpose of reducing high energy bills.


How the Internet of Things is powering the renewable energy industry

30 May, 2017 by Luke Abercrombie*

Recent electricity outages in South Australia, combined with a renewed focus on environmental damage caused by fossil fuels, has meant the country's energy reliability and generation sources are high on the news agenda.


Landis+Gyr deploys 10 million connected devices for Japanese utility

01 May, 2017

Landis+Gyr has deployed over 10 million advanced meters and devices on Tokyo Electric Power's (TEPCO) IoT utility network.


Kamstrup Multical smart energy meters

10 April, 2017

The Kamstrup Multical range of smart energy meters is designed to measure water and thermal energy use in large residential and commercial buildings.


Buddy Ohm real-time resources monitoring platform

03 April, 2017

Buddy Platform has announced a solution for monitoring the consumption of electricity, gas, water, steam and solar power generation, called Buddy Ohm.


How to make your home more energy efficient

01 March, 2017

We'd all like to make our homes more energy efficient, but where to start? Sometimes the terminology, different options and the contradictory advice from various sources can lead us to put the idea — ahem — on the back burner! But although we can't all live in a specially designed eco-home, there are many ways that we can make small changes to our daily lifestyle that will in most cases hardly be noticeable but will add up to a reduction in our energy bills as well as ultimately benefitting the environment and all our futures.


New system identifies electrical appliance 'fingerprint'

27 February, 2017

CSIRO will partner with start-up Ecocentric under a licensing and research agreement to develop the 'Numen' energy system, which recognises the electrical 'fingerprint' of individual appliances. The aim is to increase energy efficiency in buildings.


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