Welcome to Sunulator, a free tool which estimates the economic feasibility of a solar-battery system. What is Sunulator? Sunulator is a simulation tool that can help you plan for grid-connected solar power. Unlike most other solar calculators, Sunulator uses half-hourly consumption an
Should a new home in WA be connected to gas? Under what circumstances should WA households consider switching from gas to efficient electric appliances? These are the questions posed and examined in the new report, Is WA Still Cooking with Gas? by the Alternative Technology Associatio
Water bills have increased considerably in Victoria. As the price of mains water goes up, there is an incentive for people to install more efficient water technology in their home. The ATA, with funding from the Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre, has conducted a review of the economi
Regional towns and new housing estates could function viably and economically off the electricity grid, a new report reveals. The report, What Happens When We Un-Plug: Exploring the Consumer and Market Implications of Viable Off-Grid Energy Supply, found many Victorians could unplug f
With funding from the Consumer Advocacy Panel, the ATA undertook economic modelling on the costs and benefits of installing stand-alone power systems (SAPS) for rural and remote customers on the fringe of the electricity grid.
Victoria could save $2.5 billion if the Napthine Government delivers on its election commitment to improve the average energy efficiency of the state’s housing stock to five stars, according to a report from the One Million Homes Alliance.
Greywater use has become so widespread in many parts of Australia that it is now more a case of who isn’t using greywater to keep their gardens alive. This is great news for water conservation efforts.