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Local efficiency offers for summer

Local efficiency offers for summer

December 2023. City of Adelaide in partnership with Home Efficiency Australia is offering a new, free home health check online, that unlocks great discounts on appliances, insulation and more.

Induction wok cooking with Simply Sarj

Induction wok cooking with Simply Sarj

September 2023. A short video of a wok cooking demonstration in the Adelaide Central Markets, our local foodie paradise!

Local SA Net Zero Business Advisor joins Mike Cannon-Brookes drive for climate jobs

Local SA Net Zero Business Advisor joins Mike Cannon-Brookes drive for climate jobs

November 2023. Partners help answer the call for two million new workers working in the Australian clean economy.

Leadership milestones for Convention Centre, Finsbury Green

Leadership milestones for Convention Centre, Finsbury Green

October 2023. These Partners have made meaningful positive change by measuring and reducing their environmental footprint.

Sustainable Home Webinar Videos

Sustainable Home Webinar Videos

June 2023. These sessions were produced by around 20 South Australian Councils, for a comprehensive guide to different aspects of sustainability at home.

Videos on home electrification

Videos on home electrification

May 2023. Hear Adelaide locals explaining how electric homes or business with solar can also run electric cars and drive our way to a low-carbon future.

Climate Change 101 in Adelaide

Climate Change 101 in Adelaide

December 2022. Watch a talk on local talk climate change basics, what is it, what's the science, and how can we combat it. By Dr Stephen Berry.

Futureproof your Strata - Forum

Futureproof your Strata - Forum

November 2022. A group of strata management committee members gathered in Adelaide to discuss their opportunities and challenges for whole of building upgrades including shared solar and electric vehicle charging.

Adelaide apartment-dwellers adopt innovative solar power sharing system

Adelaide apartment-dwellers adopt innovative solar power sharing system

December 2022 Residents in a CBD apartment complex have one of the earliest residential installations of SolShare in the world.

GOGO Events now carbon neutral and recognised by B Corp

GOGO Events now carbon neutral and recognised by B Corp

July 2022. GOGO Events have been recognised in Best for the World scores for 2022.

Adelaide part of global Carbon Almanac launch

Adelaide part of global Carbon Almanac launch

July 2022. Adelaide joined a network of global volunteers to compile and launch the Carbon Almanac.

CORENAs perpetual motion for climate funding

CORENAs perpetual motion for climate funding

July 2022. Innovative community solar funding organisation CORENA have updated their successful perpetual funding model, to position for future growth. Guest post by CORENA.

Local leaders discussed transitioning to a low carbon economy

Local leaders discussed transitioning to a low carbon economy

May, 2022. Carbon Neutral Adelaide partners and guests gathered to hear from leading businesses Telstra and Discovery Parks about tackling the environmental footprint of their substantial operations.

Current consultation on climate action for Adelaide

Current consultation on climate action for Adelaide

March 2022. City of Adelaide is undertaking consultation towards actions to support the Carbon Neutral Strategy.

Suntrix and Allume unlocking shared solar for apartment blocks in the City of Adelaide

Suntrix and Allume unlocking shared solar for apartment blocks in the City of Adelaide

November 2021. The first ‘SolShare’ technology in the CBD enables power generated from a rooftop solar system to be shared between multiple dwellings within the same building.

Battery electric land cruiser developed in Adelaide recognised for under-ground ready potential

Battery electric land cruiser developed in Adelaide recognised for under-ground ready potential

November 2021. ZERO Automotive has created an Australian-built, solar chargeable, underground-ready, battery electric light vehicle that won the low carbon transport category at the third biennial Carbon Neutral Adelaide awards.

South Australian rye straws and University of Adelaide taking strides to a circular economy

South Australian rye straws and University of Adelaide taking strides to a circular economy

November 2021. Two organisations received honours for their contribution to the circular and low carbon economy in Adelaide at the Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards.

Uniting Communities honoured for low carbon business leadership

Uniting Communities honoured for low carbon business leadership

November 2021. Uniting Communities demonstrate how a large organisation can embed sustainability through their values, building development and service provision.

Urban Ecology and Christie Walk setting the pace for low carbon urban precincts

Urban Ecology and Christie Walk setting the pace for low carbon urban precincts

November 2021. Urban Ecology have been recognised as winners of the Community Leadership Awards, and named the new 2021 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Ambassador, celebrating the Christie Walk development.

Hydrogen blending and time of use pricing recognised for low carbon innovation in Adelaide

Hydrogen blending and time of use pricing recognised for low carbon innovation in Adelaide

November 2021. GPA Engineering and IO Energy were joint winners in the 2021 Biennial Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards for their innovative offering towards a low carbon economy.

2021 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Award Nominees

2021 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Award Nominees

October 2021. See the nominees for the Carbon Neutral Adelaide Award, who are progressing our city towards a low carbon future.

Uniting Communities commits to net zero emissions by 2035

Uniting Communities commits to net zero emissions by 2035

​August 2021. Carbon Neutral Adelaide Ambassador Uniting Communities announces its intention to become a net zero carbon organisation by 2035.

Air tightness testing at Lot Fourteen maps precinct history and future

Air tightness testing at Lot Fourteen maps precinct history and future

July 2021 SUHO explain air-tightness testing at Lot Fourteen precinct, towards achieving 6-Green Star credentials including some great photos.

Sun-smart solutions on hotel-scale proportions

Sun-smart solutions on hotel-scale proportions

July 2021 The second of a two-part series on the energy efficiency and solar power features of the Majestic M Suites hotel, North Adelaide.

When is a hotel like an esky?

When is a hotel like an esky?

July 2021 The first of a two-part series on the energy efficiency and solar power features of the Majestic M Suites hotel, North Adelaide.

Thomson Rossi and SAPOL in the lead to realise corporate gains from electric vehicles

Thomson Rossi and SAPOL in the lead to realise corporate gains from electric vehicles

April 2021. Read how electric vehicle use is going mainstream for fleet cars, reaping rewards for both architects and police administration.

Partner Updates:  Advances in sustainability and low carbon consultancies

Partner Updates: Advances in sustainability and low carbon consultancies

April 2021. As the year progresses, our Partner group continue to kick goals and stretch what’s possible for a low carbon future. Hear from Trellis, Tandem and Sustainable Business Consultants.

Sustainability alive and well two decades on at Christie Walk

Sustainability alive and well two decades on at Christie Walk

February 2021. Learn how at Christie Walk, 91% of the community’s energy needs is generated on site, and the annual carbon emissions are an incredibly low 1 tonne per resident.

Major carbon neutral milestones in Adelaide

Major carbon neutral milestones in Adelaide

February 2021. City of Adelaide and Fuller Brand Communications achieve certified carbon neutrality with Climate Active, Adelaide Festival named a program ambassador.

What does carbon neutrality mean for the Adelaide Festival?

What does carbon neutrality mean for the Adelaide Festival?

October 2020. Two new videos explain the Adelaide Festival's carbon neutral approach, and the impact it has on staff and visiting artists.

New: sustainable events free resources

New: sustainable events free resources

October 2020. Discover a suite of resources for running sustainable events in City of Adelaide. These include waste management templates, checklists, free posters and more.

Webinar: Carbon offsetting for corporate emissions reductions

Webinar: Carbon offsetting for corporate emissions reductions

September 2020. This session explored how customers can seek assurance on carbon offsetting, including background on the relevant national and international accreditation schemes.

Webinar: Shared solar for apartments and commercial properties

Webinar: Shared solar for apartments and commercial properties

August 2020. This session explored new possibilities for solar power for Adelaide apartments and multi-storey commercial buildings, where strata, landlords and tenants can share benefits. Includes case studies and connections information.

Webinar: Energy savings opportunities for Adelaide businesses

Webinar: Energy savings opportunities for Adelaide businesses

August 2020. A webinar for retail and hospitality businesses, to provide tips and support for tackling electricity costs. Includes information on time-of-use charges for South Australia, and how to take advantage of them.

Online Business Forums 2020

Online Business Forums 2020

August 2020. ​The Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners Program is providing practical advice for small business, apartment owners, and property owners and managers

Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners in Fight for Planet A (ABC TV)

Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners in Fight for Planet A (ABC TV)

August 2020. "Fight for Planet A", a new three-part documentary provides a range of pathways for community emissions reductions.

Collective energy benefits for co-located businesses

Collective energy benefits for co-located businesses

June 2020. See how the roof of an old Adelaide shoe-factory is helping a group of locals with a sharing-economy mindset achieve collective ​benefits, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by up to 42 tonnes each year.

How Solar and Batteries Work by SolarQuotes

How Solar and Batteries Work by SolarQuotes

June 2020. Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partner, SolarQuotes, have released a series of educational videos called "Solar for Dummies".

Podcast with Damon Gameau, filmmaker '2040'

Podcast with Damon Gameau, filmmaker '2040'

May 2020. Damon Gameau made the film '2040', a vision of the world that has tackled climate change and he spoke to the City of Adelaide on the Adelaide Living Podcast series.

​We have updated our privacy terms and e-news administration

​We have updated our privacy terms and e-news administration

May 2020. Updated privacy terms and e-news administration, May 2020.

Recycling your takeaway food packaging and containers

Recycling your takeaway food packaging and containers

April 2020. With take away now being the only mode of ‘dining out’, recycling at home should be top of mind so we can avoid sending waste to landfill. Our friends at Green Industries SA have pulled together some tips to help deal with takeaway packaging.

City of Adelaide leads the way with 100 per cent renewable electricity contract

City of Adelaide leads the way with 100 per cent renewable electricity contract

February 2020. The City of Adelaide’s operations will be powered by 100 per cent renewable electricity as part of a power purchase deal from 1 July 2020.

​Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners supporting Climate Active

​Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners supporting Climate Active

January 2020. A number of Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners are listed as registered consultants to assist with the carbon neutrality process for Climate Active certification.

Carbon Neutral Adelaide - How are we tracking?

Carbon Neutral Adelaide - How are we tracking?

January 2020. Carbon Neutral Adelaide was launched in November 2015 and since then we’ve been working towards our shared ambition to make the City of Adelaide carbon neutral.

University of Adelaide tracking well against $14 million Sustainability Plan

University of Adelaide tracking well against $14 million Sustainability Plan

November 2020. The University of Adelaide is saving 597 tonnes of carbon emissions every year.

2019 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards Videos

2019 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards Videos

December 2019. The Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards celebrated the contributions by Partners and individuals to our shared aspiration for the City of Adelaide to become a carbon neutral city.

Congratulations Enerven as Partner of the Year

Congratulations Enerven as Partner of the Year

November 2019. At the 2019 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards, Enerven were recognised as Partner of the Year and also winner of the Low Carbon Economy category.

Downer EDI Works innovates with recycled roads

Downer EDI Works innovates with recycled roads

November 2019. Downer EDI Works named winners in the 2019 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards Applied Innovation category.

dsquared named Carbon Neutral Adelaide Ambassador

dsquared named Carbon Neutral Adelaide Ambassador

November 2019. dsquared Consulting named as a Carbon Neutral Ambassador 2019 in recognition of their small business leadership.

SUHO wins leadership and influence category at CNA Awards

SUHO wins leadership and influence category at CNA Awards

November 2019. Sustainability House (SUHO) recognised for Leadership and Influence, for a 10-star home.

Adelaideans' low carbon lifestyle captured on film

Adelaideans' low carbon lifestyle captured on film

November 2019. Jamie and Nick's documentary Treading Lighting follows their journey to a low carbon lifestyle.

Electric Vehicles For Business Forum - Summary and Resources

Electric Vehicles For Business Forum - Summary and Resources

October 2019. Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners and guests took part in a Forum on 21 October 2019 to explore electric vehicles for fleets, as a pathway towards a low carbon business.

Continuing to work towards zero carbon at U City

Continuing to work towards zero carbon at U City

August 2019. Carbon Neutral Ambassador, Uniting Communities, opened the doors to its brand new U City building to the public in the heart of the CBD on 6 August.

Towards a Low Carbon Business Forum - Videos and Presentations

Towards a Low Carbon Business Forum - Videos and Presentations

July 2019. Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners and guests took part in a Forum on 5 July 2019 to explore pathways towards a low carbon business.

Biodiverse carbon sequestration in South Australia

Biodiverse carbon sequestration in South Australia

March 2019. A significant new carbon offset project is helping to create critical habitat in South Australia for internationally important migratory shorebirds and other threatened wildlife.

Over 165 Partners in 2019

Over 165 Partners in 2019

March 2019. The Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partner Program is a broad and active leadership community that is innovating, advocating, collaborating and commercialising Adelaide’s transition to carbon neutrality.

2017 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Award Winners Announced

2017 Carbon Neutral Adelaide Award Winners Announced

November 2017. The Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards recognised the roles of all City users to reduce carbon emissions in the City of Adelaide and acknowledged leadership and accomplishment.

Smart Bins to Keep Adelaide’s Streets Cleaner

Smart Bins to Keep Adelaide’s Streets Cleaner

​The City of Adelaide has installed three solar-powered ‘smart bins’ in Hindley Street to help keep the street cleaner and more attractive by using innovative waste technology.

Highlights of 2017

Highlights of 2017

December 2017. The growth and success of the Carbon Neutral Adelaide partnership programme shows that South Australians are at the forefront of the global shift to a low-carbon economy.

Early adopters use new State-legislated finance deal to upgrade commercial buildings

Early adopters use new State-legislated finance deal to upgrade commercial buildings

December 2017. Adelaide property developer John Culshaw, owner of Angas Securities House, Eureka EUF and the City of Adelaide have entered into the first Building Upgrade Agreement in the City of Adelaide.

City of Adelaide accelerates roll-out of solar panels on its buildings

City of Adelaide accelerates roll-out of solar panels on its buildings

November 2017. In a bid to reduce carbon emissions and electricity costs, the City of Adelaide will be rolling out the installation of solar photovoltaic on some of its largest electricity consuming sites.

Carbon Neutral Adelaide:  A prescription for health

Carbon Neutral Adelaide: A prescription for health

November 2017. Imagine if a pill existed that could deal with issues relating to global warming, and also save us health dollars? In many ways, Carbon Neutral Adelaide is this “magic pill”.

City carbon sequestration demonstration site signals start of new industry

City carbon sequestration demonstration site signals start of new industry

November 2017. A new demonstration project of seedlings and mature trees has been officially opened in the CBD to better understand carbon offsets.

Battery to slash energy costs at Art Gallery of South Australia

Battery to slash energy costs at Art Gallery of South Australia

October 2017. A smart energy storage system has been switched on at the first of a series of public institutions seeking to reduce energy bills in South Australia.

Carbon Neutral Adelaide combat food waste with OzHarvest

Carbon Neutral Adelaide combat food waste with OzHarvest

September 2017. Carbon Neutral Adelaide are excited to sponsor OzHarvest’s Great Food Rescue Race on 3 November!

Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards

Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards

September 2017. The Carbon Neutral Adelaide Awards celebrate the contributions by Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners, individuals and households to the community’s shared aspiration of Adelaide becoming the world’s first carbon neutral city.

Visit innovative green homes on Sustainable House Day.

Visit innovative green homes on Sustainable House Day.

Australia’s most innovative green homes will be open to the public on Sustainable House Day on Sunday, September 17.

You can reduce food waste – find out how at our new interactive digital display.

You can reduce food waste – find out how at our new interactive digital display.

An interactive digital display has opened in the Adelaide Central Markets as a fun way to learn how you can reduce food waste.

Momentum builds as 40 organisations partner to make Adelaide carbon neutral

Momentum builds as 40 organisations partner to make Adelaide carbon neutral

Forty organisations have joined the State Government and City of Adelaide in their shared aspiration for Adelaide to become the world’s first carbon neutral city.

Adelaide cafés that reward your eco-friendly coffee habit

Adelaide cafés that reward your eco-friendly coffee habit

July 2017. Lots of cafés are offering BYO cup discounts - find out where you can save more than just the environment.

University of Adelaide leads the way as Founding Partner

University of Adelaide leads the way as Founding Partner

May 2017. The University of Adelaide is leading the way as the first major institution to commit to Carbon Neutral Adelaide’s partnership program.

City of Adelaide joins the war on disposable coffee cups

City of Adelaide joins the war on disposable coffee cups

June 2016. The City of Adelaide is partnering with CBD cafes to pilot incentives to reduce the amount of waste generated by disposable coffee cups.

Uniting Communities first carbon neutral organisation in SA

Uniting Communities first carbon neutral organisation in SA

May 2017. Uniting Communities are the first charity and SA organisation to go carbon neutral, reducing their carbon emissions by 30% since 2010.

New Adelaide Botanic High School

New Adelaide Botanic High School

May 2017.The new Adelaide Botanic High School opening in 2019 will contribute to Carbon Neutral Adelaide by promoting green, active travel.

Adelaide to Zero Carbon Neutral Challenge

Adelaide to Zero Carbon Neutral Challenge

November 2016. Innovative ideas to help cut carbon emissions in the Adelaide to Zero Carbon Neutral Challenge!

Share Economy Challenge

Share Economy Challenge

March 2017. The Share Economy Challenge is looking for new ideas to build a collaborative economy - creating value from wasted assets and resources in SA!

Energy Efficiency Program

Energy Efficiency Program

South Australian large businesses are being supported to become more energy efficient under the Energy Efficiency Program.

Solar Panels being installed on SA Housing Trust homes

Solar Panels being installed on SA Housing Trust homes

February 2017. SA Housing Trust homes are having solar panels installed to reduce electricity bills for tenants and increase the use of renewable energy.

City Tram Extension

City Tram Extension

An extension to Adelaide’s tram network will improve public transport access to the city.

Building Upgrade Finance mechanism

Building Upgrade Finance mechanism

Building upgrade scheme to help Adelaide's commercial buildings become more energy efficient.

Incentives support new hybrid electric car charging station

Incentives support new hybrid electric car charging station

A home hybrid electric car charging station is just one of the energy efficient ideas supported by the Sustainability Incentives Scheme.

Incentives for home solar panels and battery storage

Incentives for home solar panels and battery storage

Sustainability Incentives Scheme supports home solar panels and battery storage.

Incentives enable upgrade of eco-community showcase

Incentives enable upgrade of eco-community showcase

The Sustainability Incentives Scheme is supporting the community to contribute to a Carbon Neutral Adelaide.

Environmentally sustainable design for SA environment department's CBD building

Environmentally sustainable design for SA environment department's CBD building

The SA environment department plays its part in making Adelaide carbon neutral with environmentally sustainable design of new CBD office.

​Cisco pilots smart city technologies

​Cisco pilots smart city technologies

Global company Cisco is playing its part by piloting smart city technologies in Adelaide.

Incentives help Di Fava Group install solar

Incentives help Di Fava Group install solar

Di Fava Group’s solar installation is a win-win financially and for Carbon Neutral Adelaide.

JLL improves sustainability credentials of their asset thanks to Sustainability Incentives Scheme

JLL improves sustainability credentials of their asset thanks to Sustainability Incentives Scheme

Property investors JLL contribute to Carbon Neutral Adelaide by improving the sustainability credentials of their asset.

World Solar Challenge 2017 a showcase of solar power innovation

World Solar Challenge 2017 a showcase of solar power innovation

World Solar Challenge 2017 will be a showcase of solar power and electric vehicle technologies and innovation.

Reduced cost makes solar add up for City resident

Reduced cost makes solar add up for City resident

Reduced costs of solar power mean City residents can help make Adelaide carbon neutral.

Rebate makes LED lights attractive for Duc Mai Lawyers

Rebate makes LED lights attractive for Duc Mai Lawyers

Duc Mai Lawyers have reduced their office’s carbon emissions with a LED lighting upgrade supported by a rebate from the Sustainability Incentives Scheme.

Solar saves money and changes thinking for City residents

Solar saves money and changes thinking for City residents

Solar saves money and changes thinking for City residents Greg and Marjon Martin.

Climathon 2016 generates new carbon neutral ideas

Climathon 2016 generates new carbon neutral ideas

Global event Climathon 2016 generates new ideas to make Adelaide carbon neutral.

Siemens and Carbon Neutral Adelaide finding innovative solutions to reduce city emissions

Siemens and Carbon Neutral Adelaide finding innovative solutions to reduce city emissions

Siemens and Carbon Neutral Adelaide are working together to find innovative solutions to reduce city emissions. So far we’ve looked at the economic and environmental benefits of over 70 building, transport and energy technologies.