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States Recognise Power of Energy Efficiency

State Governments spending more than $1 billion on energy efficiency November 2020 is seen by many in the industry as Energy Efficiency month. Aside from the National Energy Efficiency Conference 24-26 November, as many as Four State Governments have earlier this month announced major investments and policy actions to … more

Federal Government announces $1.9 billion energy fund for ARENA and next generation energy technologies

The Morrison Government is investing in new and emerging technologies that will support jobs, strengthen our economy and reduce emissions – with a $1.9 billion package announced on Thursday, 17 September, 2020. ¹ The Prime … more

Value for Money: Five reasons why Government organisations should never choose their ESCO based on price alone…

In this article, we look at the five reasons why Government organisations should never select their Energy Services Company (ESCO) based on price alone . When it comes to procuring an ESCO through tendering process, … more

Energy Efficiency Is A Jobs Machine: Local Governments Can Get It Cranking

Energy efficiency is a jobs machine – and local governments can get it cranking Countries around the globe are facing an unprecedented health emergency and economic challenge. Australia, faring better than many others on the … more

Environmental Certificate Scheme Prices from Jan – Mar 2020 (STC, LGC, VEEC and ESC)

Environmental Certificate Scheme Prices (Jan – Mar 2020) Environmental certificates bring money to the table for lots of businesses in the renewable energy and the energy efficiency sectors. The fact that they can be such … more

Who are the Leading EPC ESCOs in Australia?

An EPC ESCO is a Government approved Energy Services Company (ESCO) providing Energy Performance Contracting / EPC services to various Government organisations. They are generally referred to as ESCOs or EPC ESCOs but are also known as Energy Saving … more

Best Practice Energy Savings Projects for Councils

Australian Governments and public sector organisations are becoming increasingly focused on achieving long term sustainability objectives, with many setting ambitious targets such as carbon-neutrality by 2030, or 2050 in the case of  commecial buildings in … 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

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

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