National Energy Efficiency Conference: registrations, award nominations open

Monday, 02 July, 2018

National Energy Efficiency Conference: registrations, award nominations open

Registrations are now open for the National Energy Efficiency Conference 2018, which will take place from 19–20 November at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.

Now celebrating its 10th year, the theme for the 2018 conference is ‘Better cities, stronger industry, cheaper energy’. Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg has already been confirmed to present, as has his political opponent Mark Butler — Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change.

The event will be delivered in collaboration with the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme (EBC). As one of the IEA’s international technology collaboration programs, the EBC carries out research and development focusing on the integration of energy-efficient and sustainable technologies into healthy buildings and communities.

The annual gala dinner, taking place on 19 November, will see the presentation of the National Energy Efficiency Awards 2018. Now in their seventh year, the awards will recognise and celebrate excellence in energy efficiency, cogeneration and demand management.

The Energy Efficiency Council (EEC) is now inviting nominations for projects, colleagues and clients across several categories that demonstrate outstanding achievement in performance, leadership and innovation:

  • Best Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Project — below 2000 m2
  • Best Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Project — above 2000 m2
  • Best Industrial Energy Efficiency Project
  • Best Residential Energy Efficiency Project
  • Best Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Energy Efficiency Project
  • Best ‘Smart Energy’ Project
  • Best Innovation in Energy Efficiency
  • Best Energy Saving Program
  • Leading Energy User — presented in partnership with EUAA
  • Young Energy Efficiency Professional 2018
  • Energy Efficiency Champion 2018

Furthermore, nominees from the Commercial Building, Industrial, Residential and Energy User categories will also be invited to nominate their project for the newly announced Integrated Clean Energy Award, presented in partnership with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

Award nominations can be submitted at from today (2 July) to 5 pm on 31 August.

For further information on the conference, including early-bird registration, visit the Energy Efficiency Council website.

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