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It's a little known fact, but perhaps your old dumb meter is smarter than your new smart meter? If you are using electric hot water, you will pay a lot more for your hot water,...
Forget the cost of carbon, the cost of energy is going up, wether we like it or not.  In Melbourne, it's been 50% since 2006 and the utilities predict another 50% by 2015 2010 has...
Solar has becoming really popular, and for a whole variety of reasons - including the spectacular price drops (look out coal burners...) that I'm not going to get into here.  Selecting solar is no longer...
I can still clearly recall from my youth the lyrics from the song Blue Sky Mine, from a popular band of the day Midnight Oil - written by Peter Garret, now Australia's minister for the...
Let's face it, most of our energy usage today isn't that smart, at a time in history where we have more energy than ever before, we still don't have enough! The old school way of...
It seems that these problems may get a fair bit worse with the city facing the prospect of running out of water by the end of Summer 2010. Steve Hopkings, @stevehopkins rocked my morning at...
Well plenty! You see, we literally live in a sea of them.  Fundamentally we are made from them (and other atoms...), and we use a hell of a lot of them to do things for...
Recently the Victorian Smart program set to roll out time of use pricing for smart meters has been put on hold, citing reasons of price increases affecting pensioners and other groups. This hasn't stopped the...
Here is an interesting factoid coming out of the economic slowdown. 80% of Singapore's shipping is now back home, no longer able to rent out their ships at $60,000 per day. The huge fleet of...
I came across this infographic from ReflectionsOf.Me that shows bottled water's sources, health and energy impacts.       Sam, @samotage  

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