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  • The Carbon Tax Is Dead, Long Live the ..?
    2014-07-18

    The carbon tax is dead; but don't expect to see a major difference in power bills - or for too long. It doesn't matter that many households were compensated for any impact of the scheme under the Household Assistance Package, or that the carbon tax prevented 11 to 17 million tonnes of carbon emissions. Nor does it matter higher it resulted in some filthy brown-coal fired power stations being mothballed. Like it or loathe it, it's kaput. Spin bettered substance and Thursday's passing of the...

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  • Solar Power System Price Rise Threat
    2014-07-16

    If support for the purchase of small solar power systems under the Renewable Energy Target evaporated; how much more would a system cost? A lot more. ACIL Allen, the consultants engaged by the RET review panel, forecast that as a result of the SRES (Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme) being removed, solar installations would fall by 30 per cent. Ric Brazzale, Managing Director of Green Energy Trading and President of REC Agents Association, disagrees and states it would be much higher. Even...

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  • Clean Energy Week Venues
    2014-07-15

    Doltone House Clean Energy Week's Policy and Finance Conference will be held at Doltone House Darling Island Wharf, Pyrmont. Darling Island Wharf (opposite The Star Casino) Ground Floor of Accenture Building 48 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009 Set along Sydney's spectacular waterfront, Doltone House is a venue like no other. Situated directly across the road from The Star, it is a spectacular waterfront venue on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour, with views of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and...

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  • LED Down Lights for Businesses
    2013-11-01

    Many NSW businesses can now have top quality LED down lights installed by energy efficiency company Sunova Energy under the NSW Government Energy Savings Scheme (ESS). The State Government scheme is designed to help NSW businesses reduce electricity consumption and costs by installing energy saving technologies like LED lights. “Electricity is now one of the biggest costs to a business, but it can be reduced quickly and easily by replacing electricity guzzling halogen down lights with the...

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  • Save Up To 70% on Electricity Bills
    2013-11-01

    With electricity prices rising almost 20% per year you may be looking for some new and innovative ways to make the maximum impact on your electricity bill while making your home more sustainable. State of the art technology that was previously only available for commercial applications is now being successfully used in residential homes offering big savings on electricity bills. Local solar power and energy efficiency company Sunova Energy is at the forefront of offering this technology that is...

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  • Business and industry guide to installing solar PV
    2013-11-01

    Electricity prices have increased over the last few years, resulting in increased operational expenses for businesses. On the other hand, the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems has declined, making solar an increasingly affordable option for businesses. By installing a PV system, you will be able to offset your electricity consumption and hedge against future price rises. Although systems may require a large up-front capital cost, payback periods are typically around 5 to 10 years. This...

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