Featured Idea

Australia's most energy efficient homes

A big idea by: Olivia Lanchester

Run an annual competition seeking Australia's net zero energy homes. Promote the prize winner(s) and ask them for best tips on energy efficiency, including the cost of solar technology and reduction of energy bills.

  1. solar batteries

    A big idea by: steve cornish

    Simple; instead of the government putting money into a dying power station, invest that money into those that have solar panels by giving everyone a battery.... therefor removing them from the grid and taking pressure off the whole system!

  2. Be aware of energy switch comparisons

    A big idea by: JO-ANNE COCKBURN

    After receiving a whopping $1200 energy bill @ 36 cents per kw/hour, I did an online energy company comparison and discovered QEnergy who only charges 22 cents per kw/hour - locked in at that rate for 2 years.

  3. Power to the people

    A big idea by: Brian Hull

    My idea is the 3 tiers of government buy and install the Infratech CLES system on public buildings using the electricity,heated cooled air and sell the oxygen and hydrogen.

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Here are the winners and shortlisted ideas.

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