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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VEET Schedule 34 Discount Factors – Consultation Paper & Government Gazette

The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) has now released the anticipated VEET Schedule 34 consultation paper with the proposed discount factors. As required by the VEET Act they have also released the Government Gazette “Notice of Intention to Declare a Discount Factor” and hence have put everything in place to introduce a […]

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Disruption of Energy and Transportation

If you need some inspiration, Tony Seba makes an incredibly compelling case for rapid transformation of the car from petrol to electric and predicts it happening in a very short time.  Couple that with self-driving cars and we could see a lot more space in our cities in the next 20 years.  Solar PV, batteries, and powerful […]

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VEET Scheme having a tremendous financial & abatement impact

The VEET scheme, now rebranded as the Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program is having a tremendous impact, saving money for Victorian households and businesses (over $400M this year alone) and reducing carbon emissions in a real and meaningful way.  This year alone emissions savings equivalent to half a million cars being removed from the roads.  Read full details […]

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