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'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.

Frydenberg appointment welcomed by industry

21 July, 2016 by Lauren Davis

Josh Frydenberg has been announced as the Turnbull government's new Minister for the Environment and Energy, having taken over the Environment portfolio from Greg Hunt.

Energy efficiency handbook now available

20 July, 2016

The Energy Efficiency Council has launched the Australian Energy Efficiency Policy Handbook — a comprehensive guide to the policies that are essential to drive ambitious energy efficiency improvements in Australia.

An insider's guide to All-Energy Australia 2016

08 July, 2016

Thousands of clean and renewable industry experts are expected to attend this year's All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference, taking place from 4–5 October.

Fujitsu's NABERS Energy-rated data centre portfolio

28 June, 2016

Fujitsu Australia has been awarded the country's first fully NABERS rated data centre portfolio across its six Australian centres.

Energy Storage Roadmap announced

25 May, 2016 by Tanya Denning and Jo Slater

Standards Australia has announced that it will embark on the process of developing an Energy Storage Roadmap with the support of the COAG Energy Council.

Retrofitting for net zero energy

18 May, 2016

Retrofitting New Zealand's commercial buildings to use less fossil fuel-generated energy could save enough energy to power many homes on the South Island.

LG Chem RESU 6.4 EX residential storage unit

18 May, 2016

LG Chem's RESU 6.4 EX with 144 Wh/L is a light and compact residential storage unit providing value to both end users and installers. With a superslim size (406 x 664 x 165 mm), the product is easy to handle and small enough to be placed inside a home.

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