The Northern Territory Government is due to announce its new budget on May 14.
There has however been no commitment or indication from the Government that funding for COOLmob will be continued. After 11 years in operation this could mean the end of the COOLmob program.
COOLmob has historically received significant funding from the Territory Government to provide the community with assistance in reducing their energy and water consumption. Today this work is even more important, as people struggle with the impacts of the recent energy and water price rises. Read more »
Farewell Robin Knox; Massive savings on Body Corporate power bills; update on solar air conditioners; Australia at forefront of global solar research; Priorities for an Energy Efficient Australia; Renewables now cheaper than coal and gas; World Environment Day 2013; Solar Powered Ovens; Important things to remember for a long, healthy life
COOLmob, in conjunction with the University of Adelaide and the CSIRO, is supporting a research project into Thermal Comfort in Naturally Ventilated Dwellings in our hot humid climate. We hope this research will lead to better tropically designed homes. Please fill in our short survey if you live in a partially or wholly naturally ventilated house. Click here to go straight to the survey Read more »
If you are a low income household and would like to get on top of your Power bills, then sign up to the Red Cross Home Energy Saver Scheme (HESS). HESS is a free service aimed at assisting low income households across Darwin, Greater Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs experiencing difficulty meeting and paying their energy needs.
Upcoming local PLAN seminars; Carbon price in action; how much has the carbon price impacted on domestic electricity prices?; carbon price implications on property industry; ask the Clean Energy Futures your questions on the carbon price; a new clean-energy revolution; City of Darwin's new online Sustainability tool; up to 4.5 kW solar PV systems now approved for households; AYCC Youth Decide campaign; Carpooling
COOLmob is very pleased that Auxin Solar System is the first solar system to finally have solar power photo-voltaic (PV) panels tested and approved for fitting in NT cyclone areas. The Auxin Solar Systems are the first in the NT to have Deemed To Comply (DTC) certification.
Do you want to show others what they can do to improve their carbon footprint? Print this poster out and stick it up in your home, around the work place or even at school! This is the easiest way you can help us spread the word on what small changes you can make to reduce your energy bills, water consumption, transport costs and waste production!
(click on the image to download)