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Why an Energy Audit is not always the best approach to Energy Efficiency

The rampant rise in energy costs for large energy users and the seemingly evergreen demands placed on them by their various stakeholders to improve sustainability and reduce carbon footprint has contributed to a significant increase  … more

Funding Energy Efficiency Retrofit Projects: SEVEN ways to fund energy savings

There are a number of barriers to implementing energy efficiency projects, not least of which is the financial one. The old adage ‘it takes money, to make money’ is certainly true when it comes to … more

How to reduce high energy costs as energy prices escalate

Many of our clients have reported in recent months they’re paying almost double and in some cases more than double the amount for their electricity and gas utility bills. When you consider that this translates … more

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

Energy Conservation Measures / ECMs

How to maximise energy savings with energy conservation measures / ECMs: As energy prices continues spiralling upwards, big businesses and organisations are taking a serious look at cost cutting to counter the impact of doubling … more

COAG backs NEG as future direction on Energy

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council, comprising state and territory energy ministers, headed by Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg, met today (20 April, 2018) to decide whether the proposed National Energy Guarantee (NEG) … more

Labour tax break policy to help businesses slash energy bills

A new Federal Labor policy that gives an immediate tax deduction to businesses that invest in energy saving equipment would help slash energy bills, says the Energy Efficiency Council. Under Labor’s “Australian Investment Guarantee’ policy, … more

City of Sydney pushes for net zero offices by 2050 with Sustainable Office Building Plan

As reported in The Fifth Estate, the City of Sydney is pushing to get office buildings to net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The City has announced their Sustainable Office Building Plan that includes measures … more

Gas supply crisis averted yet prices still too high for industry

Malcolm Turnbull’s deal with gas exporters last year appears to have addressed the gas supply crisis with more gas now being made available in Australia for domestic industry. At first glance, this is much needed … more

Energy savings strategy to solve high power bill problem

As energy prices continue to skyrocket so too does the cost of running a business or organisation. This is especially true given that energy costs have almost doubled for large energy users. It stands to reason … more

Ecosave growth goals surpassed as energy prices escalate

According to group managing director of Ecosave Australia and New Zealand John Harriott, the company grew 65 per cent in the past financial year. For FY 18, based on projecting the first four months’ confirmed sales, … more

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