What is Renewable Energy?

Renewable energy is a source of power that is collected from natural resources and replenished on a human timescale, such as wind, sunlight, rain, waves, tides and geothermal heat. In most cases, it is a source of power that will never run out. Many of these renewable energies support renewable energy technologies that in turn, aid […]

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The towering power of energy savings schemes

The energy that would be saved if homes and businesses were prompted to upgrade their systems is enough to offset the closure of coal-fired power stations, writes Hamish McGovern. There are easy gains to be had from investing in energy efficient technology but consumers need to be pushed along. A recent report by the Energy […]

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Cutting the cost of energy

Energy savings schemes have delivered an average annual reduction of total electricity consumption of almost 4% where they operate in Vic, NSW, SA and ACT. Combined, they are saving more than 5GWh of electricity annually, writes Hamish McGovern. More than 2.3 million households and businesses have undertaken upgrades under these programs which combined are saving […]

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The Australian Energy Savings Schemes are having a big impact

There are easy gains to be had from investing in energy efficient technology but consumers need to be pushed along. A recent report by the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA) found energy savings schemes operating across Australia are the key support mechanism for reducing the cost of meeting renewable energy targets and other climate […]

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