rss

Category: Resource Efficiency

1
Energy efficiency market report: A "spectacular" start to 2018

Energy efficiency market report: A “spectacular” start to 2018

Having brought 2017 to a close on a comparatively stable note, the VEEC market began 2018 in a far more spectacular fashion. ESC market has also started in a positive frame of mind.

22
The further unravelling of Adani’s Carmichael coal project

The further unravelling of Adani’s Carmichael coal project

Another indication, amongst many, of the global transition away from coal.

0
Plug and play on the way for renewable connections

Plug and play on the way for renewable connections

A more consumer friendly approach to connect renewables to the grid is the ambition of the new suite of guidelines being developed by Energy Networks Australia.

10
Consumers short-changed by Liddell closure plans

Consumers short-changed by Liddell closure plans

Consumers should be doing a lot better out of the closure of Liddell – and the inevitable closure of other coal generators. But they need governments to act to encourage the efficient use of energy.

54
100% renewables with pumped hydro would use 1/4 the water of coal and gas

100% renewables with pumped hydro would use 1/4 the water of coal and gas

ANU’s Andrew Blakers says switching Australia to 100% solar, wind, pumped hydro energy storage would cut water use by a factor of four.

0
HOWZAT! Adelaide oval on front foot with project putting energy efficiency up in lights

HOWZAT! Adelaide oval on front foot with project putting energy efficiency up in lights

Adelaide Oval has unveiled a world class audience experience created through a CEFC-financed major lighting upgrade that goes all out to put substantial runs on the energy efficiency scoreboard.

12
Energy efficiency: the foundation of the climate transition

Energy efficiency: the foundation of the climate transition

Energy debate in Australia seems overly focused on supply side of the market – it should look more closely at demand.

5
‘Buy clean’ wants to change the way we build stuff

‘Buy clean’ wants to change the way we build stuff

Once again, California is leading the way, this time on state contracts for infrastructure, where suppliers work to keep their carbon pollution low.

4
Innovation: UNSW "microfactories" transform waste into green gold

Innovation: UNSW “microfactories” transform waste into green gold

A team of Australian researchers is turning the notion of recycling on its head, while also building a new green manufacturing sector.

0
Why isn’t energy productivity 
part of national debate on 
electricity costs and security?

Why isn’t energy productivity 
part of national debate on 
electricity costs and security?

In the ongoing furore over energy and climate policy, the energy productivity opportunity is being ignored as a solution despite its potential for energy cost reductions.

4
An end to blackouts? Demand management success depends on collaboration

An end to blackouts? Demand management success depends on collaboration

As national debate over energy supply reaches fever pitch, more attention is now being paid to the role of demand management, a weapon of last resort in Australia.