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Six stars for sustainable construction at USQ

24 November, 2016

The University of Southern Queensland's flagship building has achieved a 6 Star Green Star rating for sustainable construction from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).

ACCIONA is the greenest electric utility in the world

16 November, 2016

For the second year running, renewable energy company ACCIONA has been ranked number one on the list of the 'New Energy Top 100 Green Utilities'.

Energy management is becoming a strategic imperative for Australian businesses

13 September, 2016

Energy Action's 2016 Energy Insights Report shows that energy management is increasingly becoming a core strategic imperative for many businesses in Australia, with the focus now shifting from cost cutting to growth.

Meet the Carbon Clean 200

12 September, 2016

As You Sow and Corporate Knights have released the Carbon Clean 200, which ranks the largest publicly listed companies worldwide by their total clean energy revenues.

Tesla joins All-Energy 2016

07 September, 2016

All-Energy Australia has announced that Tesla Energy will take part in the 2016 edition of the renewable energy event, to be held from 4–5 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Australia's first Clean Energy Seed Fund

06 September, 2016

Artesian Venture Partners has announced the launch of the Clean Energy Seed Fund, said to be the first of its kind in the Australian clean energy space.

Solar and storage to be showcased at All-Energy Australia

30 August, 2016

The All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference will showcase the huge leaps in the renewable energy sector over the past year.

'Green corridor' showcases sustainability in the tourism industry

19 August, 2016

Hotelier Dr Jerry Schwartz has launched a 'green corridor' between his hotels in NSW and the ACT to highlight the potential of environmental initiatives in the tourism industry.

Victoria's 6 Star Energy-rated NABERS building

17 August, 2016

171 Collins Street has become the first building in Victoria to achieve a 6 Star NABERS Energy rating, featuring best practice sustainability features in an architectural landmark that fuses a heritage facade with modern design.

All-Energy Australia is back for 2016

11 August, 2016

All-Energy Australia will take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 4–5 October 2016.

Climate change will widen the gap between rural and urban Australia, says report

10 August, 2016

Climate change is likely to worsen the systemic disadvantages suffered by rural and regional communities and further widen the gap between rural and urban areas, according to a report by the Climate Council.

Green building councils and cities join forces

28 July, 2016

Green building councils are joining forces with cities around the world to ramp up energy efficiency within buildings under a new partnership between the World Green Building Council and the Building Efficiency Accelerator.

CEFC's record investment in clean energy

26 July, 2016

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation committed $837 million to new investments in the Australian clean energy sector in the 2015–16 financial year.

Put politics aside — it's time to take the power back

25 July, 2016 by Tim Bray*

Ecocentric Energy CEO Tim Bray says it's little wonder that our trust in political leaders to do the right thing and make the right decisions about our future has been shaken to the core.

2016 Energy Efficiency Scorecard released — what's the verdict?

22 July, 2016 by Lauren Davis

The American Council for Energy Efficiency has released the third edition of the International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, which examines the energy efficiency policies and performance of 23 of the world's top energy-consuming countries.

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