ESIA Submissions

Influencing policy, law, regulations and scheme deliverables

Submissions by the ESIA are generally available on the websites of the organisations conducting the stakeholder engagement, are available here or upon request from comns@esia.asn.au

NSW
Nov 2021

ESIA Submission - NSW ESS IPART Proposed changes to PIAM&V deemed method implementations (No 2) Consultation, 8 Nov 2021

(PDF)

VIC
Nov 2021

ESIA Submission - VEU Market Consultation Paper, 25 Nov 2021

Actions DELWP and the ESC could do to strengthen the VEEC market are detailed in the ESIA submission, including accelerating rollout of new activities, prioritising those that have the potential to deliver the most abatement. (PDF)

VIC
Nov 2021

ESIA Submission - VEU Compliance and Code of Conduct Consultation, 18 Nov 2021

Key themes suggested by the ESIA: VEU support for four key elements needing attention: 1) lead generation 2) installation 3) proactive surveillance (audit), and 4) enforcement – with a need for penalties to suit the breach of the relevant party: lead generators, installers and/or certificate creators. The ESIA recommends a…

VIC
Aug 2021

ESIA Submission - VEU Refrigerated Display Cabinets Issues Paper, 19 Aug 2021

The ESIA’s recommendations focus on some key challenges listed below. Review the NSW ESS proposed Rule change consultation outcomes on RCs and align the VEU approach. Lower the baseline for RCs as the average efficiencies in the database will be higher than the average product being installed for two reasons…

VIC
Jul 2021

ESIA Submission - Vic Gas Substitution Roadmap, 30 July 2021

The VEU is a key mechanism to support a transition from gas with recommendations requiring action ASAP to address ongoing barriers that include: Transitionary Emission Factors are distortionary and actively discourage gas energy efficiency and fuel switching, so activities that reduce gas consumption should be subject to an uplift over…

VIC
Jul 2021

ESIA Submission - VEU C&I Hot Water Heat Pump Consultation, 12 July 2021

Heat pump hot water upgrades are taking off in residential premises with opportunities in the commercial sector with uncomplicated requirements under the VEU. (PDF)

NSW
Jul 2021

ESIA Submission - NSW ESS Rule Change 2020-21, 23 July 2021

Minor Rule change including heat pump hot water and refrigerated cabinets consultations.(PDF)

NAT
May 2021

ESIA Submission - Consumer Data Right rule and standards - 26 May 2021

Of major concern, the current public consultation by The Treasury, Australian Government has taken a different direction to the previous consultation on the issue of consumer data rights (CDR) undertaken by the ACCC: Energy Rules Framework Consultation paper, July 2020. The Consumer Data Right (CDR) is going to be introduced…

NAT
Dec 2020

ESIA Submission - Climate Change Bill for Australia, 4 Dec 2020

The ESIA strongly supports the Climate Change Bill for Australia and recommends that is be fully supported by the Standing Committee and be recommended for support by the House of Representatives as soon as possible. The Bill is well considered and will provide an overarching framework of certainty and confidence…

VIC
Dec 2020

ESIA Submission - VEU Proposed evidence requirements 34 (high bays), 30 Nov 2020

The ESIA does not support a range of the proposed new requirements for evidence of: baseline lighting configuration (non-J6 only); and decommissioning and recycling of lighting equipment. More practical approached are needed.(PDF ESIA Submission)

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