Sustainability > Energy

CEFC appoints Ian Learmonth as new CEO

03 April, 2017

The board of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has appointed Ian Learmonth as its new chief executive officer.


Going beyond the environmental impact statement

01 April, 2017 by Robin Ormerod, Managing Director, EnviroSuite

Before any large-scale construction project is approved, authorities are certain to require the preparation of a comprehensive environmental impact statement. Unfortunately, for many large construction projects, after approval has been granted, their detailed environmental impact assessment report becomes little more than a document of record.


The lowdown on SA's power plan

15 March, 2017 by Lauren Davis

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has announced his plan for the state to take control of its energy future — a plan that has had Australia buzzing since its release.


Public transport encouraged at Jaques apartment complex

09 March, 2017

Melbourne developer Riverlee Group is making environmentally sustainable transport easier for residents of its newly completed apartment complex, Jaques.


Energy efficiency retrofits to help vulnerable Victorians

02 February, 2017

The Victorian Government has announced a $6 million initiative to improve home energy efficiency and save money for those most in need.


Lower operating costs while increasing efficiencies at facilities

17 January, 2017 by Preeti Bajaj, Vice President – Strategy & Transformation at Schneider Electric

Facility managers in today's world face a difficult dilemma when it comes to investment choices in their facilities. Increased awareness of climate change, public and legislative pressures is driving a demand for our buildings to be as energy efficient and sustainable as possible. While at the same time, organisations, with the need to drive profits, continually look for areas to increase cost savings and improve their overall operating functionality.


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.


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