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Evergen Positioned for ACT Energy Storage Program

22 September 2017

Evergen is positioned for the third round of the ACT Government’s Next Generation Energy Storage Program. ACT Residents who purchase a battery with Evergen are eligible for a rebate of $3,000.

How Peer-to-Peer trading could address rising energy costs

Dynamic Business, 22 August 2017

More needs to be done to help small businesses access the economic benefits of solar and batteries and we see peer-to-peer trading as a timely and valuable solution.

Start-ups have to be smart challenging the big energy retailers

Dynamic Business, 26 July 2017

Evergen is taking advantage of a “once-in-a-hundred-years” opportunity for startups to gain ground against Australia’s legacy energy retailers, its CEO told Dynamic Business.

Utilities must become energy platforms

Australia Financial Review, 24 September 2017

AMP Capital has joined a growing band of large global investors urging utilities and electricity distributors to switch to a cleaner, distributed energy model before it’s too late.

AMP joins CSIRO in smart battery start-up

The Australian Financial Review, 25 July 2016

AMP Capital and its former chief executive Stephen Dunne have put a combined $2.9 million into a home energy management start-up using technology developed by CSIRO.

Solar smarts offer households control without complexity

CSIRO Ecos, 13 February 2017

Solar-powered homes with battery storage can save households money with a new system that decides when to store or draw energy from the solar panels, the battery and the grid. What elevates Evergen above the competition is the CSIRO-developed energy management technology.

Evergen to take ‘Australian first’ smart energy offering to the people

Startup Smart, 25 August 2016

Evergen is a renewable energy tech company offering an intelligently-managed solar and battery system for households that was originally developed at the CSIRO.

CSIRO-made smart solar storage system launched by Evergen

Renew Economy, 25 August 2016

Activity is ramping up in Australia’s residential energy management sector – part of the “internet of things” that is widely considered to be a key ingredient for mass uptake of distributed renewables – with the launch of a new solar and battery storage optimisation platform from tech start-up Evergen.

Evergen and CSIRO partner on home energy management system

Sustainability Matters, 26 August 2016

The system is remotely managed by Evergen and regularly analysed and updated by CSIRO, which developed the core energy management intelligence and provided research expertise to help Evergen commercialise the product.

Tracking the Internet of Things for the Australasian IT Community

IoT Australia, 26 August 2016

The CSIRO says it developed Evergen’s core energy management intelligence and provided research expertise to help Evergen commercialise the product. The system is designed to optimise home electricity use by tapping into two sources – solar and the grid –, using battery storage, analysis of data from energy use across multiple households, and factoring in weather expectations.

Beat your electricity bill with a smart solar system from the CSIRO

Domain, 31 August 2016

Summer is coming, and with it baking hot days, air-conditioning and the ominous threat of the associated electricity bill. The good news is that the CSIRO, along with the company Evergen, have unveiled a plans to make Australian homes more environmentally-friendly – and cut power bills too.

Evergen launches smart home energy management system

Australian Manufacturing, 31 August 2016

Renewable energy start-up Evergen has taken advantage of CSIRO’s battery technology research to deliver Australia’s first intelligent home energy management system.

Evergen, solar batteries, SGCH

Tenants Who Share Power


Torch, 14 November 2016

BELFIELD social housing tenants are eagerly looking forward to having a few extra dollars in their pockets after the installation of an intelligent, cost-saving home energy system in their complex. Renewable energy tech company Evergen, along with community housing organisation St George Community Housing (SGCH), installed the Australian first system in 10 apartments last month.

The end of solar subsidies doesn’t need to mean ‘bill shock’

The Australian, 5 December 2016

The end of a number of solar subsidy schemes across the nation has been the topic of scrutiny over the last few months, and with good reason.By the time the year draws to a close, it’s estimated around 270,000 solar energy customers across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia will be directly impacted by the close of solar feed-in subsidy schemes. The good news is, the good times don’t need to end now.

CSIRO Solar Panels

Renewable energy takes a new leap with Australian start-up

Microsoft News Center, 5 December 2016

Maximising the value of solar has become an obsession for the Australian technology start up Evergen. The Sydney-based company has recently come to market with a solution that mixes advanced machine learning capabilities with concepts from the Internet of Things to help homeowners get the best possible deal on their power consumption, all powered by Microsoft Azure.

5 things you need to know in Australian tech today

Business Insider Australia, 25 August 2016

The system, built with the technical backing of Australia’s peak science group CSIRO, continuously analyses and optimises home energy use, choosing the most efficient source for electricity supply, switching from solar to stored power.

AMP joins CSIRO partner for solar project

Financial Standard, 26 August 2016

Evergen develops and sells intelligent home energy systems, using CSIRO technology, to make efficient use of solar power. The systems continuously manage home energy output and can alternate between solar, battery and the power grid.

Reduce your bills with these household items

AMP – Managing Money 7 April 2017

We all enjoy the odd bargain and inexpensive label that delivers quality at a fraction of the price; however, sometimes shelling out a bit more up front can mean greater cost savings down the track.

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