Category Archives: RenewableEnergy

22 December 2015 6:57am – Darwin: Largest Solar System

Woohoo! Go Darwin! Darwin shopping centre takes “largest solar system” mantle

Posted in RenewableEnergy | Comments Off on 22 December 2015 6:57am – Darwin: Largest Solar System

11 December 2015 3:44pm – We’re (mostly) off-grid!

DRUM ROLL!! At long last, we are now (mostly) OFF-GRID! YAAAAAAYYYY!!!! :D (where ‘almost’ means the high-powered items, such as the air con, oven and washing machine, are still grid-connected, but everything else is now on batteries, and even those … Continue reading

Posted in RenewableEnergy | Comments Off on 11 December 2015 3:44pm – We’re (mostly) off-grid!

15 November 2015 4:05pm – Off-grid Suburbs

US giant enters Australia market to take suburbs off the grid  

Posted in RenewableEnergy | Comments Off on 15 November 2015 4:05pm – Off-grid Suburbs

8 October 2015 7:10am – Off-grid Strawbale House

An off-grid strawbale house for your viewing pleasure :) Gotta say, I quite like the kitchen … Off-the-Grid Strawbale Cabin

Posted in NaturalBuilding, RenewableEnergy | Comments Off on 8 October 2015 7:10am – Off-grid Strawbale House

26 September 2015 6:26am – Findhorn Eco-community

Findhorn; An Eco Community In Scotland Some pics of a few of the beautiful houses at the Findhorn Eco-community. I’ve had a similar pic (screenshoot taken from TV) of the grass-roofed house (the third pic) since I first saw it … Continue reading

Posted in EcoVillages, NaturalBuilding, Permaculture, RenewableEnergy, TinyHouses | Comments Off on 26 September 2015 6:26am – Findhorn Eco-community

25 September 2015 6:30am – Renewables Innovation: Integrated Roofing

Another innovative new technology in the realm of renewables! Roofing Product Makes Electricity, Heat, and Heats Water!

Posted in RenewableEnergy | Comments Off on 25 September 2015 6:30am – Renewables Innovation: Integrated Roofing

20 September 2015 6:07am – Water-nest 100

WATER NEST 100: AN ECO-FRIENDLY, SOLAR-POWERED HOME MADE WITH NEAR 100% RECYCLED MATERIALS What a great concept!

Posted in EthicalConsumerism, NaturalBuilding, RenewableEnergy, TinyHouses, WasteManagement | Comments Off on 20 September 2015 6:07am – Water-nest 100

17 September 2015 3:21pm – Sustainable House Day 2015

Did any of you visit any inspiring places last weekend? Sustainable House Day got so little advertising here in Brisbane, that I completely missed it :( Sustainable House Day 2015

Posted in GardenDesign, Permaculture, RenewableEnergy, TinyHouses, Vegie Patch, WasteManagement | Comments Off on 17 September 2015 3:21pm – Sustainable House Day 2015

16 September 2015 5:55pm – Off-grid for 30years

Some inspiration for your Wednesday :) She’s lived off grid alone for over 30 years Meet the woman who has lived ‘off the grid’ for more than 30 years in a house she built for $3000 with walls made from … Continue reading

Posted in NaturalBuilding, Permaculture, RenewableEnergy, Upcycling, Vegie Patch | Comments Off on 16 September 2015 5:55pm – Off-grid for 30years

13 September 2015 5:53am – Upcycled Micro Home

Great little Tiny House! Upcycling, off-grid for power and water, proper headroom in the loft, and colour in the kitchen; LOVE it :) Tiny House Homestead (“The Upcycled Micro Home”)

Posted in RenewableEnergy, TinyHouses, Upcycling | Comments Off on 13 September 2015 5:53am – Upcycled Micro Home