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The little Aussie EV that could?

You may not have heard of ELMOFO, but if everything keeps going their way this little company from Newcastle might be about to make history in the world of electric vehicles. Read more here.

What happens when the energy price falls to zero?

Numerous studies tell us that 100% renewable is possible, and cost effective. But how to structure an energy market where there is no fuel cost? Germany is already grappling with this dilemma, and the world is watching with interest. This is part of a series of articles on Germany Energiewende.  Read more here. 

Australia’s solar systems become more efficient

Here’s a couple of interesting graphs that come from Energex, the network operator in the south-east corner of Queensland, which is dealing with the highest penetration of rooftop solar systems in Australia, with the possible exception of Adelaide and surrounding areas. Read more here.

Why we hate power companies

Consumer representative group Choice has released a survey finding Australians’ biggest fear are electricity bills. The results are illustrated in the attached link. Why on earth are we so worried about electricity? It’s actually a fair question to ask, when you consider how small a portion power bills are of our expenditure. Read more here.

Coloradans Push Gov. Hickenlooper for More Solar

Last week, more than 280 Colorado municipalities and businesses ranging from ranchers to breweries, as well as over 11,000 residents called on Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) and Colorado’s State Congressional leaders to move forward on a million solar homes project  in Colorado via petition. That’s no small feat for a state with roughly 1.9 million… Read more

Bright Side of the Moon…?

Shimizu, a Japanese architectural and engineering firm, has a solution for the climate crisis: Simply build a brand of solar panels 400 kilometers (249miles) wide running all the way around the Moon’s 11,000-kilometer (6,835 mile) equator and beam the carbon-free energy back to Earth in the form of microwaves, which are converted into electricity at ground stations…. Read more

To infinity and beyond…

A Japanese company is hoping to go where no commercial solar installer has gone before, and bring light to the galaxy… READ MORE HERE.

Suntrix one of SA’s business superheros!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s SA Business Superheros! Suntrix has been named the 8th Fastest Moving company in South Australia! For the ninth consecutive year, In-Business Magazine reprised South Australia’s famous competition for local, fast growing businesses. The Fast Movers SA campaign recognises South Australia’s most innovative, smart and fastest growing small… Read more

At Suntrix, we’re cool… Officially!

At Suntrix, we’ve always known we were cool, but it’s nice to be told! This year, Suntrix was included in Anthill Magazine’s Top 100 Coolest Companies in Australia. Ranked alongside some of Australia’s most innovative and creative brands, Suntrix rubbed shoulders with the movers and shakers of Australia’s developing corporate environment. Anthill Magazines claims that… Read more

Clean Energy Council Member

Suntrix founding signatory to new Code of Conduct

Suntrix was announced as a founding signatory to the Clean Energy Council (CEC) Solar PV Retailer Code of Conduct, which was launched by Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt in Canberra on the 20th November 2013. The solar industry is well regulated, with all systems needing to meet Australian standards and be installed by a specially… Read more

Look what we found!

This solar mobile phone charger is on the top of my travel wish list! Voltaic Systems most compact solar charger yet fits easily in any bag, meaning you’ll never have a flat phone again! SEE MORE HERE.  

‘Movember’ Motivation

Supporting a charity never looked so good! In this, the last week of ‘Movember’, we at Suntrix wanted to share our triumphant ‘tashes, our fabulous facial-hair, our ‘OK-we’ll-get-rid-of-it-by-Christmas’ charitable successes. By participating in ‘Movember’, Suntrix has been able to raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer as well as mental health. Congratulations to all who… Read more

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