ACT Solar Rebates
$5,000 Solar Rebates available for ACT Businesses
The ACT government has released a new rebate for small business owners to increase sustainability. Under the Actsmart Business Energy and Water Program, businesses in the ACT will be eligible to apply for rebates up to $5,000 to improve their businesses energy and water efficiency. Businesses could be eligible to
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5 ways to be more sustainable right now
5 Ways To Be More Sustainable Right Now
I speak to people all the time who are shocked by how much effort I put into being more sustainable. I tell my mum about how I rinse my bottles and use the correct bins and she looks exhausted just hearing about it. Once upon a time it seemed simple;
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Climate Change
Climate Change and the Federal Election. Who should I vote for?
For most of us, the federal election can be a confusing time. Trying to work out who to vote for is a difficult choice and unfortunately, a lot of the time we make an uninformed one. It’s important to do your research on the topics that matter most and make
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2020 tariff changes
How to protect your business from the 2020 Tariff changes
In 2020 Ergon are removing some transitional tariffs that are going to affect farmers and businesses in Regional Queensland. For some businesses this change will enable them to save on their energy costs but for others it might mean higher energy rates. What Tariffs are being removed? Ergon are removing
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Horan & Bird has Developed Technology to Harness Solar Energy at Night
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not sure how to use your solar
Not Sure How To Use Your Solar? Find Out Here
How to use your Solar might seem obvious but for many of us that don’t know much about solar or are seeking advice from friends or family, it could get a little confusing. If you’re on the 44c Feed-in Tariff If your solar was installed before 2013 then you are
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Horan and Bird
Horan & Bird 2018 Recap – How are we travelling?
2018 has been a big year for Horan & Bird and it seemed like a good idea to look back and recap some of the highlights. Expansions. Horan & Bird entered new territory this year. Expanding into Emerald, Gladstone, The Sunshine Coast and crossing the border to Adelaide and Perth.
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Solar Flex 12 months on
Solar Flex – How does it look 12 months on?
Twelve months ago, Mary & Michael had a 6kW solar system installed using a Solar Flex Power Purchase Agreement with Horan and Bird. Solar Flex is where you pay $0 for the solar system and you pay for the solar electricity that the system generates but at rates that are
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How Indigenous Australians are leading the way in sustainability
In early 2018, Horan and Bird provided Solar to Girudala, a community organisation that supports education, sustainability, health, housing and employment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Whitsunday region. Over the past 30 years Girudala’s housing program has become one of the largest in North Queensland with a
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where are we now
Where are we now?
In the past three years, Horan and Bird have grown rapidly across Queensland expanding their reach from Atherton to the Gold Coast.  In recent months, Horan and Bird have crossed the border venturing into South Australia and Western Australia. In August this year Horan and Bird employed their first two
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