AllGrid’s Year in Review

It’s coming up to the end of the year, and members of the AllGrid Energy team are packing down their desks and heading home for the holidays. When we’re not too caught up in the festivities of this silly season, it is great to look back on the successes of the year and be proud of the efforts we have made. It has been a huge year of setbacks and victories for everyone pushing for...

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Nicola Wilkins: Winner of CEC’s Developing Women Directors Scholarship

The Clean Energy Council (CEC), Australia's clean energy peak body,  recently awarded 2016’s second Developing Women Directors award to Nicola Wilkins, an engineer with Downer. The award is part of much needed push toward gender parity on company boards which international research  shows enables a range of better business outcomes and significantly reduces the pay gap between men and women. Currently only 23.4 percent of the board positions of Australian companies are taken up by women. In...

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Australia Leads the Way in Fossil Fuel Divestment

by Nicolas Huntington For many years our climate has taken a beating, with Australians feeling the effects year after year with the steadily increasing temperatures and wilder weather events. Fossil fuels has played a large part in this catastrophe, but thankfully over the past 5 years the fossil fuel divestment movement has been gaining more and more traction. The sum divested from fossil fuel has doubled from the previous year, taking the total to 5.2...

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An Evening with Stan Grant

On the 30th of November, Stan Grant, a proud Wiradjuri man and stand out journalist and author, gave a talk at the Greek Club in West End. It was an intimate affair with 200 or so guests gathered in the upstairs room to hear the wisdom garnered from the life of international travel and reportage and his own experience of being an Indigenous Australian. The event was organised by Avid Reader and co-hosted by Darren Godwell, CEO...

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Towards a Zero Carbon Foot Print with Storage

Solar storage is fast becoming the most viable solution for Australia. The motivation to make the transformation to solar powered renewables is stacking up rapidly. It stems from climate science continuing to force our society to face the reality of what we are doing to the planet. It stems from Australia being one of the 55 countries agreeing to the tenets of the Paris agreements. But most importantly for solar storage in Australia, it stems from the vast...

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Calling all Art Lovers- Indigenous Suicide Prevention Charity Auction ends soon!

Visit our auction here:   As friends of DICE Australia and AllGrid Energy we're reaching out to you today about our charity auction.  DICE Australia and AllGrid Energy’s ‘Illuminating EnvironMental Health’ event in Sydney on October 25th was opened by David Suzuki and Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore. Proceeds raised were intended for the Centre for Rural & Remote Mental Health to continue their work on an Indigenous-specific mental health program. AllGrid and DICE were motivated to...

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