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Why are property owners falling in love with Embedded Networks?

In basic terms, Embedded Networks can create financial and reputational benefits for people and organisations who own multi-occupant sites. In addition to helping the owner achieve their goals, an Embedded Network can also create cheaper electricity for tenants too - talk about a perfect match! Let’s find

By |February 13th, 2018|Good to know|0 Comments

Key themes from Australian Utility Week

The Australian Utility Week (AUW) conference has just wrapped up for another year and our Voltio attendees enjoyed a couple of action-packed days in Melbourne. Firstly, a little bit of context for those readers who aren’t familiar with AUW. The conference has been running for 15-years and

By |December 1st, 2017|Good to know, News|0 Comments

Deadline extended for Embedded Network operators.

AER announce a transitional approach for Embedded Network compliance. The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has announced that embedded network operators have until 31 March 2018, rather than 1 December 2018, to appoint an Embedded Network Manager. During this period embedded network operators will need to demonstrate that

By |November 11th, 2017|Education, News|0 Comments

Will the National Energy Guarantee create savings?

Will we see any real savings from the government’s National Energy Guarantee? In mid October, the federal government announced that they will be scrapping the Clean Energy Target (CET) proposed by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, in favour of a new energy policy called the National Energy Guarantee

By |October 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What’s this about the world’s largest battery?

Tesla has won a contract to install the world's biggest grid-scale battery in South Australia, in what will be a litmus test for the reliability of large-scale renewable energy. The 100 megawatt (MW) lithium ion battery, will harness power from a French-owned wind farm north of Adelaide

By |July 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Frequently Asked Questions about Solar

Voltio has created these FAQs to help you understand what's involved during the installation of a solar system. If you have a question that hasn't been answered here, we'd love to hear from you.   Will the solar system be as reliable as the current electricity supply?

By |May 8th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

What are the benefits of battery storage systems?

Battery Energy Storage Systems can help customers reduce their energy costs and provide a back-up power source for critical loads. Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS) are well suited to commercial and industrial (C&I) assets. Owners and managers of commercial property can reduce their exposure to retail energy price

By |April 28th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

The benefits of an embedded network with solar

An embedded network is a electrical system that supplies an entire building, rather than occupants having individual supply contracts. The key benefit of an embedded network is lower prices through aggregated buying power and simpler allocation of shared charges.   Private properties like shopping centres, apartment blocks

By |February 12th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

How much solar do we need to power Australia?

Voltio believes renewable energy, specifically solar, is the best way to power Australia today and in the future. We believe this so much that we’ve made it our mission to power Australia with solar panels. How much energy does Australia consume in a year? According to National

By |January 30th, 2017|Good to know|0 Comments

Energy vs Power: What’s the difference?

Here at Voltio we often hear people use the words “energy” and “power” interchangeably (we're guilty of it too, the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) we sell to customers is actually an agreement for energy, not power). This isn’t a problem, we’re happy to provide these people remarkable

By |November 13th, 2016|Good to know|0 Comments