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  • Moving the Goal Posts on Residential Energy Generation and Storage

    The Dream More and more grid energy customers dream of being able to take responsibility for their own on-site power generation and storage. While we can rarely get away from the ever-increasing network charges we can substantially reduce our bills by reducing or eliminating the amount of grid supplied energy we use. The last 4-5 years has seen an unprecedented development in battery storage. Following the solar panel model, ...

    Posted at May 17, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Ecolateral Thinking
  • Don’t use Solar Panels to off-set poor building practice.

    I was recently requested by an architectural practice to meet a client and explain the benefits of including a Photo Voltaic array (Solar Panels) on their new home. While the benefits from including PV’s were obvious, the reason to prioritise them above more fundamental investments proved more difficult to rationalise. The case is simple…. You must look at your consumption as well as your production and determine the ...

    Posted at November 30, 2016 | By : | Categories : Blog,Ecolateral Thinking
  • Insider Trading in Adaption and Resilience

    Consider this !!!!     Here is a chance for all of us to profit from a legal insider trading consortium. If we knew in advance that changes in a particular market were inevitable, driving the demand for a particular product sky-high, would we not buy as many shares as we could in the product manufacturer that services that market or better still begin to supply that market ourselves? ...

    Posted at August 30, 2016 | By : | Categories : Blog,Ecolateral Thinking
  • Queensland Government appoints Ecolateral as its Sustainability Advisor to Queens Wharf Project

    World Class Precinct in Brisbane The Queensland Government has appointed Ecolateral as its Sustainability Advisor for the prestigious Queen’s Wharf  Precinct development in Brisbane. This  $3 billion Integrated Resort Development will put Brisbane firmly on the map as a premier, world class, tourism, leisure and entertainment precinct. The development will transform the Queensland capital’s CBD and river edge with its stunning subtropical design. Ecolateral's advice and guidance will ensure that this precinct delivers the highest ...

    Posted at August 4, 2016 | By : | Categories : Blog,Ecolateral Thinking
  • Back in Brisbane

    You could be forgiven for thinking that Europe had become my permanent home, but in June, after nearly two years to the day, we arrived back in Brisbane and have to say that we are very happy to be back. Thanks to the wonderful efforts of Eliza in my absence, Ecolateral ...

    Posted at July 26, 2016 | By : | Categories : Ecolateral Thinking

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