Solar installations in Australia pass one million mark

More than one million households in Australia had solar panels installed by the end of last month, according to the latest figures released by the Government. Data from Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator showed nearly 2.5GW of solar capacity was installed in 1,000,643 homes, with nearly 800,000 solar hot water heaters and air source heat pump […]

Power supplier backs Isle of Wight energy scheme

Energy supplier SSE is backing an energy scheme to help Isle of Wight residents cut bills and invest in sustainable community projects. The scheme is run by Ecoislands, the community energy scheme planning to make the island energy self-sufficient by 2020. For every Isle of Wight SSE customer that joins the community scheme, the power […]

Isle of Wight continues low carbon makeover

The Isle of Wight’s dream of becoming energy self-sufficient by the end of the decade came one step closer this week, when its transport system began a low carbon makeover. The isle off the coast of Britain is the home of Ecoislands, a project designed to be a global example of community-led carbon free living. […]