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Melbourne-based start-up Allume has signed a manufacturing contract with Planet Innovation to produce its innovative solar sharing system, SolShare.

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Fast Company names Zen Ecosystems in Top 10 Most Innovative Energy Companies

Fast Company, a leading publisher in technology, business, and design, has recognized Zen Ecosystems, a Planet Innovation business, as one of its Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy for 2018.

Zen Ecosystems to help Australia manage peak energy demand

Zen Ecosystems has received a major grant by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to help secure Australia’s energy supplies during times of peak demand.

Comcast’s Xfinity Home and Zen Ecosystems Announce New Partnership to make Smart Homes Greener Homes

Last week, at the Smart Home Marketplace at CES 2017, Comcast announced a partnership with Xfinity Home and Zen Ecosystems (a PI venture), the manufacturer of a new simple, beautiful and connected thermostat that is fully integrated with the Xfinity Home ecosystem and part of its family of core devices.

Telstra selects Zen Thermostat for its Smart Home Platform

Zen Thermostat, a PI venture, has been selected by Telstra to be sold as part of its soon to be released Smart Home Platform.

Zen Thermostat: PI launches connected device business on oversubscribed crowdfunding campaign

Zen is a smart thermostat launched by Planet Innovation with a successful crowd funding campaign.

Seven News highlights the power of Ingeni

Primetime Australian news broadcaster, Channel 7 News, has highlighted the frustration of millions of consumers in not being able to easily find the cheapest energy plan and has promoted Ingeni, developed by Planet Innovation, as a simple solution.

Ingeni: a smart idea that puts consumers in control of their energy usage

PI’s innovation team developed an inexpensive in home energy display that not only allows you to understand and reduce your energy usage, it also allows you to browse every available energy plan on the market.

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Dumb problems demand attention

With rising energy prices, and a move towards time-of-use tariffs, PI’s innovation team thought that what was needed was an intelligent hot water system for consumers that was a one-size fits all, stand-alone solution to simplify installation for plumbers.