Improving the energy efficiency of Australian homes and businesses could slash $7.7 billion a year off energy bills and create the equivalent of 120,000 full time jobs, a new report has found. The report, Energy Efficiency Employment in Australia, found that better energy efficiency would cut household gas use by 640 million gigajoules over a … Continue reading Report indicates Australia could save $7.7b a year with improved energy efficiency
Electricity prices have more than doubled since 2014, in Australia, and gas prices have followed closely with a 50 per cent increase since 2011. These evaluations, from a Grattan Institute 2018 report – Mostly Working: Australia’s Wholesale Electricity Market, show the stark increase in energy costs that Australian manufacturers have experienced, and continue to experience. … Continue reading Top tips for energy saving solutions for manufacturers
Ever wondered where energy retailers buy your power from? Well like nearly everything else – there’s a wholesale market. It’s a variable market that moves based on supply and demand and your retailer sets your prices for fixed-rate contracts based on what they believe it will do. The prices are publicly available for you to … Continue reading Ever wondered where energy retailers buy your power from?
Atlas Copco, has issued a press statement late last week on a solid order intake growth and operating profit for the closing quarter of 2017. In the near term, the overall demand for the group is expected to remain at current high level. “Our winning teams ensured we had a strong end to a record … Continue reading Atlas Copco reports strong close to Q4 of 2017
The Queensland Government will use the benefits of public ownership to cut $125 a year from household bills and $120 off small business bills as part of a $2 billion Affordable Energy Plan. Energy Minister Mark Bailey said the state gorvenment would also ensure power bills for regional homes and small business are kept below average … Continue reading QLD Govt delivers Affordable Energy Plan for businesses including manufacturing
The Victorian Government is helping businesses reduce their energy costs through a range of programs that support long term sustainability and jobs growth. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio visited logistics company Metcash, which saved $300,000 on their annual energy bill after taking part in the Labor Government’s Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program … Continue reading Energy programs to increase savings for businesses in Victoria
A Climate Council report states who they see as leading the charge of Australia’s transition to clean, affordable and efficient renewable energy and storage technology. The Renewables Ready: States Leading the Charge report shows South Australia, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory are all leading the renewables race, while the Federal Government remains stuck at … Continue reading Climate Council: SA, TAS and ACT leading the renewables charge