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VIC
Oct 2018

VEU proposed target 10% energy sales by 2030

Greens support ambitious but reasonable increase, saving billions economy-wide. Reduced energy bills for significantly more households and businesses would be par for the course with a major increase to the Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program target as supported in an energy efficiency policy announcement made by the Vic Greens today…

NAT
Jul 2018

Energy Savings Industry Association (ESIA) launched, White Paper, 3 July 2018

The Energy Savings Industry Association (ESIA) is the new name of the former Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA), officially launched today. The rebrand better represents the changing membership. Founding members included accredited energy efficiency certificate creators. Today’s members also include product suppliers and other service providers accredited under energy…

NAT
Apr 2018

Energy savings schemes deliver what voters want, 16 April 2018

Governments across Australia need to know that energy savings schemes are delivering on what most voters want according to community survey results released today: policies that drive energy efficiency upgrades for homes and businesses. “The survey results demonstrate that once people understand what energy efficiency can deliver, the overwhelming majority…

NAT
Nov 2017

Energy Savings Schemes Industry Report launched, 21 Nov 2017

Millions of energy savings installations which would not have occurred without the energy savings schemes in Vic, NSW, SA and ACT will meet combined targets of almost 12 million MWh per annum by 2020 according to a definitive industry report launched yesterday at a national energy efficiency conference in Melbourne…

QLD
Jul 2017

QLD energy savings scheme, 1000's of local jobs, 13 July 2017​

Queenslanders could benefit from the raft of rapid energy savings that can be accessed by a local energy savings scheme, as will be considered by the QLD Government according to its Climate Transition Strategy, released by the Department or Environment and Heritage Protection on 11 July 2017, and backed by…

SA
Jul 2017

SA scheme 40 per cent over target, 12 July 2017

In another great news story for energy savings schemes in Australia, the SA Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) exceeded its 2016 target by 40 per cent according to the REES Annual Report released 6 July 2017. “We commend the SA Government on its successful scheme,” said Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators…

VIC
Jul 2017

NSW & VIC over-deliver under cost: increase targets, 10 July 2017

Energy savings achieved by the continuing outstanding success of the energy savings schemes in NSW and Victoria is a blazing bright spot amidst Australia’s darkly dysfunctional energy markets. This has been demonstrated by analysis released today 10 July by the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA). The schemes tick all…

VIC
Jun 2017

VEET launches project-based activities to save energy, 21 June 2017

The door has just been opened for any business in Victoria to be eligible for financial incentives to implement project-based energy efficiency improvements provided under the Victorian energy savings scheme, the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET). “Commercial and industrial upgrades are now available including: heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)…

NAT
Jun 2017

Finkel drops ball on NESS, 14 June 2017

By Hamish McGovern, Published by Renew Economy Energy customers can rightly be disappointed that Dr Finkel failed to make a recommendation to immediately roll out a National Energy Savings Scheme (NESS) in his 9 June report. A NESS was recommended to the Federal Minister for Energy and Climate Change by the Climate…

NAT
Jun 2017

Finkel drops ball on energy efficiency, 9 June 2017

EECCA Media Release It is most disappointing that Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has not seen value in specifically increasing energy savings schemes across Australia in his report to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) released today 9 June 2017. In light of the proven success of these schemes in…

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