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How to use smart energy data to cash in on home sustainability

A recent Domain Sustainability in Property Report highlights energy efficiency as a strengthening driver of higher sales prices for houses and apartments. Smart energy monitoring can help to understand and showcase energy and carbon performance, and to highlight opportunities for buyers and sellers.

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Customer versus Distributed: what’s in a word?

When Australia’s main energy system institutions are recognising ‘customer energy resources’, it’s time to get at least a little bit optimistic that real transformation is coming within reach for the electricity system.

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Calculating carbon footprint for a Wattwatchers device

With action on ‘Net Zero’ surging in Australia and globally, Wattwatchers has been working on better understanding and improving our own carbon footprint, striving for a net positive ‘impact’ on climate change. Here we share our initial assumptions and approach to the carbon equation for our solutions.

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Microgrid v The Grid: A perspective from the town of Heyfield

The MyTown Microgrid project is a three-year feasibility study to help the Heyfield community in regional Victoria to decide if a microgrid could work for their tiny corner of the vast National Electricity Market (NEM) grid, and to guide other communities exploring similar moves.

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