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.
Influencing policy, law, regulations and scheme deliverables
Submissions by the ESIA are generally available on the websites of the organisations conducting the stakeholder engagement, and are available upon request from email@example.com
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
ESIA Submission: CCA Consultation Paper July 2019 - Updating previous advice to meet Paris, 23 Aug 2019
The ESIA made a submission in response to the Climate Change Authority (CCA) Consultation Paper July 2019 - Updating the Authority previous advice on meeting the Paris Agreement. The ESIA continues to advocate for: the CCA’s previous position to introduce a NESS as soon as possible. (Refer to Towards Next… Download
The ESIA made a submission in late August to the NSW DPIE regarding the ESS Annual Rule Change 2018-2019. A public consultation forum was held on 9 August. In general, this Rule change opportunity is considered ‘minor’, with major changes to be considered in future annual rule reviews, or in… Download
The ESIA made a submission to the Review into the REES: Issues Paper April 2019 - Strategic direction of REES after 2020. The submission stated that the REES needs to be converted to a market-based scheme and its target significantly increased and extended to 2030, with three-yearly target settings. Only… Download
This ESIA submission recommends that the VEU target be converted to a percentage of electricity and gas sales from 2021 and be increased progressively to 10 per cent of electricity and gas consumption by 2030. This would be an increase from the current 2020 target of 6.5 million tonnes of… Download
As part of a consultation process by the ESC, in a submission on 18 August 2017 the EECCA raised the concern that the VEU draft policy is seriously deficient in natural justice around appeals against VEU compliance and enforcement decisions by the ESC. In short, the ESC is placed in… Download