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Energy Savings Project: How organisations Save Big $$$ on Energy Bills

Large market electricity prices and gas prices have soared in recent years due to volatility in supply and reliability concerns in the national energy market. Large energy users including manufacturers, hospitals, office buildings, schools etc, are … more

Cogeneration vs. Trigeneration

What does Cogeneration mean exactly? Cogeneration is the simultaneous production of two useful forms of energy: high-temperature heat and electricity generated from a single fuel source. For this reason Cogeneration is also referred to as Combined … more

The Advantages of Energy Efficiency Upgrades in Commercial Buildings

Why Commercial Building Upgrades / energy efficiency upgrades makes sense: If you own or manage a large commercial building, it literally pays to be energy efficient and improve its NABERS rating. Energy efficiency in commercial buildings results … more

What the National Energy Guarantee means for the energy industry?

The Federal Government has abandoned the Clean Energy Target in favour of a National Energy Guarantee, which requires retailers to use a percentage of electricity from ‘dispatchable sources’ such as coal and gas, batteries or … more

What is Data Driven Maintenance?

Data Driven Maintenance (DDM) is the practice of using a sophisticated analytics engine to identify systems and equipment that are not performing as expected and therefore require, or will require, maintenance. Utilising data to drive … more

Climate Change 101 with Bill Nye

Climate Change 101 with Bill Nye Bill Nye explains the basics of climate change with a simple experiment.

National Energy Efficiency Awards 2017

Nominations for the annual National Energy Efficiency Awards opened today (18 July 2017), as skyrocketing energy prices continue to drive unprecedented interest from businesses and households in cost effective energy efficiency investments. Presented by the Energy Efficiency Council … more

Soaring Energy Costs forces closure of yet another SA business

Soaring Energy Costs shuts SA recycling facility: Five Ways manufacturers could possibly avoid the same fate An Adelaide recycling business Plastics Granulating Services (PGS) has been forced to close due to rising energy costs and power bill increases … more

Soaring Energy Prices from July 1: Bill Shock becomes ‘New Normal’ while Energy Efficiency Tops Agenda for Big Spenders

The start of a new financial year is typically an optimistic time for most Australian organisations as they review business performance for the 12 months prior and set priorities and budgets for the fiscal year … more

What is an Energy Efficiency ESCO and how they can save your organisation money and resources

An Energy Services Company (ESCO) that specialises in energy efficiency is an Energy Efficiency ESCO. Energy efficiency is about achieving more while using less energy, by being smart about the energy we use at home, … more

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