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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Stop Selling Energy Efficiency. People and Business don’t want it

‘Energy Efficiency’ isn’t sexy, nor is ‘saving energy’; one sounds technical and difficult and the other sounds like you are a miser. I’ve heard a number of titbits recently that makes me realise there another part of the story to help get more buy-in from customers. Here are a few quotes I’ve paraphrased to set […]

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EECCA: Energy Savings Schemes Industry Report launched

The Energy Saving Schemes in VIC, NSW, SA & ACT have been very successful in reducing peak load, affordability and emissions.  BUT they could do so much more.  See EECCA’s first industry report.   Mass rollout of LED Lighting to AU factories & warehouses would save as much energy as VIC Hazelwood power station generated.  Upgrade […]

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Big Business Gets It, Why don’t the Liberals

In the past five years, we’ve seen the banks backing away from funding in fossil fuel projects, financial regulators calling out risks, energy and mining companies reducing reliance on coal and oil, the state government doing their bit, yet our Federal Government continues to bow to a small number of highly pro-coal individuals.   Early […]

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