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The future of electricity in Australia, according to our chief scientist

Electricity is in the news these days more than ever before, and you can be forgiven for starting to tune out, particularly if too much of the reporting is negative and you don’t feel as if there’s anything you can … Read More

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Free Engineer can help people understand energy cost reduction options

Free Engineer advises commercial and residential clients on solar and other energy-reduction solutions. We asked them what they’re seeing and hearing from clients. Renewable energy is becoming more prominent all the time because it’s not only more affordable but also … Read More

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Join others and get motivated to renewable

Free Engineer advises commercial and residential clients on solar and other energy-reduction solutions. We asked them “how’s business at the moment?” and here’s what they had to say: Energy is front of mind, particularly the economics, because we see stories … Read More

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What will be the key energy sources in the future?

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

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Why Are Electricity Prices Increasing? How Can I 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

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Research is key to getting optimal solar returns

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

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How to save more money with your solar power system

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

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How much it costs to charge your mobile phone?

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

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Current sources of 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

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4 Power saving tips

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

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