Crystal ball gazing: what will the energy sources of the future be?

Some of the Avengers movies have been on television lately and as we looked at Ironman’s arc reactor we wondered “will that ever be a reality”? Fans of Star Trek have long accepted the dilithium crystals that creator Gene Roddenberry … Read More

Why your electricity bill is going to increase and what you can do to prevent it

Free Engineer has been working with GloBird for a number years. They’re one of our most recommended suppliers of solar energy due to their competitive rates. By now you’ve probably watched the trend of adopting solar power come and go … Read More

An installer gives us the ins and outs of rooftop solar

Here at GloBird Energy we’re keen to promote the use of solar energy and to make it as viable as possible for customers. We spoke to Sam Kent, from Sky Energy Systems, to find out how he sees the rooftop … Read More

The secret to making solar work harder for you

In our last blog post, Have you ever wondered how much it costs to charge your smartphone?, we looked at some of the ways you can monitor your electricity usage. We think it’s a good idea to understand what your … Read More

Have you ever wondered how much it costs to charge your smartphone?

Our energy usage – individually, as households, and as a community – is changing all the time. On the one hand, we have more things plugged in for longer than ever before, but at the same time, most new appliances … Read More

What is renewable energy?

There’s a lot of talk these days about how our sources of energy generation and supply are changing. Renewable energy, by definition, is derived from a source that isn’t depleted when used, such as the sun or wind. While we … Read More

4 of the simplest power-saving tips and tricks

In a previous blog post we listed 13 super simple energy-saving ideas for winter. This time, we’re going to look at four simple ways you can save power without changing your lifestyle. While each little bit might seem like a … Read More

How realistic are solar roof tiles?

Solar roof tiles are real, but are they realistic? In other words, will the cost of having a roof made of Tesla’s (admittedly very impressive) tiles be worthwhile, cost-wise? If you believe Tesla, the answer is a simple “yes”. That’s … Read More

Changing it up for customers: the GloBird Energy story

My mates love to laugh when they see me do battle with a voice recognition phone system. I keep repeating the same word over and over, just louder each time. I also get stumped when I go to a big … Read More

25 fascinating facts about electricity

In case you’re just as into electricity as we are, here are a bunch of things that you might find interesting … or impressive … or unusual … or useless! If you’re not yet fascinated by electricity, read on and … Read More