The Australian Government’s comprehensive plan for securing a clean energy future includes the new carbon pricing mechanism, renewable energy, energy efficiency and land initiatives, as well as household, business and community support.
The Energy Rating label enables consumers to compare the energy efficiency of domestic appliances on a fair and equitable basis. It also provides incentive for manufacturers to improve the energy performance of appliances. Provides a guide to choosing energy efficient appliances and products in all sectors (residential, commercial and industrial).
A joint initiative of Australian, state and territory governments, eex.gov.au is the bottom line on energy efficiency for business and industry.
It supports the development and implementation of energy management and energy efficiency strategies by providing quality information from respected national and international sources in one location.
Managing energy better could result in a direct improvement to business financial performance. The Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism helps Australia's industrial energy users realise the benefits of improved energy efficiency by working to ensure that businesses can use an effective energy services market to make informed investment decisions relating to energy efficiency.
The Australian Government's Energy Efficiency Opportunities program encourages large energy-using businesses to improve their energy efficiency. It does this by requiring businesses to identify, evaluate and report publicly on cost effective energy savings opportunities.
Energy Made Easy helps residential and small business energy consumers to compare electricity and gas offers. It also allows you to compare your residential electricity usage against other similar households.
Contains various details including energy efficiency and star ratings for a range of electrical appliances that carry an energy label. It also lists products residential, commercial and industrial which have been registered for minimum energy performance standards (MEPS).
GreenPower is the only voluntary government accredited program that enables your energy provider to purchase renewable energy on your behalf. A joint initiative of state governments, GreenPower guarantees that the renewable electricity you buy meets stringent environmental standards.Making the switch is easy. Use this site to find more.
Provides a starting point for information about living more sustainably and reducing your environmental impact. It also includes information on rebates, grants and loans to help with the initial cost of practical solutions for saving energy and water.
The Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme enables the design of a home to be assessed by skilled professionals using sophisticated computer modeling programmes to improve the quality of design and as a means of achieving building approvals.