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18/07/17

Matter Announces Faraday a New Genre of Solar ENERGYsensor for the Internet-of-Things, that also fixes Wireless Dead Zones. Press Release

01/05/17

Matter accelerates Internet of Energy with first-to-market LTE cellular mobile Gateway. Press Release

7/05/16

Matter explores IPO on back of 100 million home rental market. Press Release

17/02/16

Kick-starting the shared solar market with new collaboration tool. Press Release

01/12/15

World-first solar service set to revolutionise the rental market. Press Release

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Blended energy ‘solar for renters’ service launched in Australia

Metering & Smart Energy International

20 June 2017

The concept of blended energy, coupled with dual occupancy solar for renters, could change domestic investment into solar systems. Read article

Rooftop solar startup targets 100m rentals, seeks $20m in IPO

Australian Financial Review

7 May 2016

Digital Solar gives rental properties access to new lower tariffs. About 2.4 million rental houses and apartments have limited access to rooftop solar power. Simon Barnes and Chris Mrakas want to bring them in from the cold. Read article [Subscription] or Download Article

Digital Solar Launches in Cairns

Channel 7 News

14 April 2016

Amelia Adam covers the launch of Digital Solar in Cairns, Queensland. Watch the video

Principals urged to be early adopters of new tech

Residential Property Manager

15 March 2016

New technologies such as Digital Solar, smart locks, 3D floor plans and automated lease showings may be a deciding factor in a property manager’s survival. iRevolution director, Jo-Anne Oliveri, says principals must adopt technologies earlier and faster to ensure survival against digital disruptors in an ever-changing environment. Read article

Shared solar start-up in renewed push to get PV on rented rooftops

One Step Off The Grid

11 March 2016

An Australia-based start-up behind ground-breaking technology that allows landlords to operate like a micro-utility, by selling solar power generated at their rental property back to their tenants for less than power from the grid, has released a complementary online platform, to help the country’s 2.4 million rental properties negotiate the path to the solar market.’ Read article

Matter kick-starts ‘shared solar market’ with new collaboration tool

ITWire

11 March 2016

Australian tech start-up Matter unveils ‘Hana,’ billed as ‘the world’s first online platform for facilitating the move to shared-solar in rental properties.’ Read article

Digital Solar opens up solar power to Australian renters

The Guardian

4 March 2016

Australia’s 2 million rental properties are gaining access to cheap solar power under a new Digital Solar scheme which divides the savings between landlords and tenants. Backed by Melbourne-based startup Matter, Digital Solar brokers deals between renters and their landlords which sees the property owner pay for the installation of solar panels and then sell electricity to the tenant at a cheaper rate than power from the grid. Read article

Digital Life / Digital Solar opens up solar power to Australian renters

Sydney Morning Herald

4 March 2016

Australia’s 2 million rental properties are gaining access to cheap solar power under a new Digital Solar scheme which divides the savings between landlords and tenants. Backed by Melbourne-based startup Matter, Digital Solar brokers deals between renters and their landlords which sees the property owner pay for the installation of solar panels and then sell electricity to the tenant at a cheaper rate than power from the grid. Read article

Digital Solar First Install

Channel 9

28 January 2016

Zara Rattue interviewed Claire Frith, our first property investor from Queensland to have Digital Solar installed. Watch the video here

Digital Solar Is Putting Solar Panels On Rental Properties

Gizmodo

10 December 2015

Australia’s rate of solar adoption is something to be proud of. 15 per cent of Australian homes have solar panels installed, but when you look at comparable figures for rental houses, the difference is dramatic. Only one per cent of rental homes have solar panels installed, but Aussie tech startup Matter wants that to change. Read article

Investors Could Profit From Aussie Solar Start-Up

Your Investment Property Magazine

7 December 2015

An Australian tech start-up hopes to make solar power a more attractive option for property investors by allowing them to sell solar energy to their tenants. Read article

PMs and Owners stand to Win with Digital Solar Partnership

Elite Property Manager

3 December 2015

Property management business solutions company, ireviloution, has partnered with a game changing digital solar technology company, Matter, to help positively disrupt the property management industry. Read article

New technology encourages landlords to embrace solar power

Domain

3 December 2015

Technology start-up Matter is hoping to provide a financial incentive for landlords to install solar power. Read article

Australian shared solar technology targets untapped rental market

One Step Off The Grid

2 December 2015

Australian tech startup, Matter, has launched a technology that aims to give Australia’s 2.4 million rented households to access solar power. Read article

Tenants to get access to cheaper electricity under a scheme aimed at encouraging landlords to install solar power

News.com

1 December 2015

Renters could see their electricity bills slashed up by to a fifth under a new scheme to encourage landlords to install solar panels. Read article

A Matter of Power

Chiefly Magazine

1 August 2015

How one Australian company’s lightbulb moment created the technology that promises a new incomes stream for property investors. Read article

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