The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) recently launched its report on grid-interactive buildings, emphasizing their importance in achieving zero-emissions goals. Grid-interactive buildings generate renewable energy and actively engage with the electricity grid. By utilizing smart technologies and energy storage systems, they optimize energy use, reduce peak demand, and contribute excess energy to the grid, provide higher returns on renewable energy investments and reduce carbon emission from the building sector. GBCA’s focus on grid-interactive buildings underscores their crucial role in transitioning towards a sustainable and resilient future for the built environment. Read more