After four years of advocacy by the ATA and other consumer organisations in the energy market, the Australian Energy Market Commission finally recommended late in 2012 that a policy be developed to allow energy efficiency and demand management to directly affect the national electricity market. The ATA is now part of a high-level working group [...]
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) have a complete professional wind monitoring system, including a 34m tilt up tower and all equipment, for sale or lease. The used NRG Symphonie system is in very good working order, includes extras such as spare sensors and a remote communications module, and has only been deployed for a single [...]
Register for Speed Date a Sustainable Designer Brisbane & Sydney
It’s back in 2013! If you missed Speed Date a Sustainable Designer last year, this is your chance to discuss home renovation/building plans and ideas with Australia’s leading green architects and designers.
They are FREE events. Limited spots available!
To register go to sdsd.ata.org.au
Insulation Matters: Watch the ATA Webinar
One of the best ways to save money on energy bills is to insulate your home. Insulation is like a barrier, preventing heat passing in and out of the house. By reducing heat flow you can maintain a comfortable temperature inside.
Watch the recently held webinar on insulation by sustainable buildings specialist Tony Isaacs
March 21, 2013 The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) congratulates the Federal Government for its response to the Renewable Energy Target Review, particularly its decision to protect communities and businesses from being exposed to the administrative burden and risk of the LRET, which is designed for large energy businesses. “For communities and commercial energy consumers, investing [...]
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) warmly invites you to be part of our Electric Vehicle Expo. What is the Electric Vehicle Expo? The Expo will be a one-day event presented jointly by the ATA, Swinburne University and Boroondara Council. The expo will be a family friendly, relaxed and informative day exploring and showcasing Melbourne’s electric [...]
When: Monday 18th March. Time: 7.30pm sharp. Where: Goodwood Community Centre (Banquet Hall), 32/34 Rosa St, Goodwood SA (Goodwood Community Centre is convenient to the tram (stop 3), buses and train. Enter the car park via Florence St.). Click here for a map of the venue. Entry fee: ATA members $2. Non-members $5. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Presenter: Peter Oag of [...]
When: Sunday 10 March, 2013 Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: RAC Driving Centre, 46 Grogan Road, Perth International Airport. You can find a map here. Cost: Entry is free and $10 buys you unlimited test-drives or ride along for $5 Want to drive an Electric car? ATA members are invited to attend the Perth [...]
In mid-2012 the ATA conducted an audit of current information available to local government on distributed generation for the Victorian Local Sustainability Accord. Distributed (or demand-side) generation is electricity generated by consumers – including solar, small wind, fuel cells etc. The purpose of this project was to engage directly with councils and council officers specifically [...]
Join bankmecu in giving the Gift of Solar Light
Help shine light onto dark nights in remote East Timorese communities this Christmas. Since 2003 ATA volunteers have been travelling throughout East Timor installing small, inexpensive solar power systems that provide lighting for thousands of households.