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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