Content summary 1. Change of objectives welcome 2. Bolder steps needed toward market-based framework 3. REPS costs unclear 4. Targets to 2030 at least 5. Target size to increase threefold at least 6. REPS Obligation – broader base welcome 7. Greater transparency of information including contracts, as proposed, between retailers…
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Executive Summary Eight key response themes 1.Energy Savings Scheme (ESS) targets from 2021-2030 need to be increased sooner with an immediate step up from 2022 and with the 13% target to be reached by 2026, well before the proposed 2030 date. Otherwise large ESC surpluses will continue, and the ESC…
Key components of the ESIA Submission: ESS meeting objectives and still validESS needs a new administratorESS audit regime needs to be streamlinedESS needs to streamline PIAM&V activities: ideas to reduce risks and costsKey principles to drive method development and maintenanceFurther opportunities: new activities and methods(PDF)
The ESIA opposes all propose options in the VEU Lighting Activities Issues Paper.(ESIA Submission PDF)
The ESIA would prefer a more ambitious target, Option 5 over Option 4, which would be achievable with: extended lighting, a priority household target and streamlining of project-based methods. (ESIA Submission PDF)
As a priority, the ESIA seeks a strong continuation of commercial lighting through to the end of 2025 and does not accept either proposed phaseout option 1 or 2.
The ESIA is very encouraged that the targets are proposed to be increased and activities expanded. We recommend a greater target ambition under Option 5 (a further 4 million tonnes of abatement) rather than the Government’s preferred Option 4.
This submission was by invitation from the Chair, Mr Grant King, of the Expert Panel examining opportunities for further abatement Discussion Paper, October 2019. This targeted consultation with industry and other stakeholders has been requested by the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, the Hon Angus Taylor MP. Download
The ESIA is generally supportive of REES directions post 2020, although general consensus would be to retain audit targets and extend the scheme and targets to 2030. Removal of the 900Gj cap on commercial lighting upgrades should occur immediately and not wait until 2021. Inclusion of project-based methods, peak demand… Download
National Electricity Market(NEM) energy customers are paying more because market design lags major developments in demand side. ESIA submission recommendations to the Energy Security Board Post 2025 Market Design Issues Paper, 4 Sept 2019: Incorporate emissions reduction and maximimse demand side contribution into the National Electricity Objective.Long-term interests of customers… Download