Finding the perfect solar power system for your home

The Australian government is encouraging the installation and use of solar power by households and small businesses through rebates and feed-in tariffs to reach the goal of substituting 20% of the continent’s energy consumption with energy from renewable sources by 2020. This article is intended to provide you with some information in selecting and installing the right solar power system for your household. Read More …

 
Renewable Energy Certificates – The Energy Currency

Renewable Energy Certificates

Australia’s greenhouse gas per capita emission values are currently the highest in the world with a major portion of the emissions, about 35%, contributed by the electricity generation sector. In order to bring down the greenhouse gas emission levels, the Australian government has begun focusing on renewable sources of energy. The outcome of this focus is the government sponsored Mandatory Renewable Energy Target (MRET) scheme that was implemented in 2001 with a view to increase energy contribution from this area. Read More …