Friday, 11 August 2017 16:07

Vic Government grants to reduce energy costs

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Grants for energy assessments and gas efficiency (new program – opening September 2017) Surging prices have created huge increases in gas costs for Victorian businesses. Manufacturers and other energy intensive businesses are all feeling the pain and are looking for savings. Whilst the national policy…
Monday, 10 July 2017 17:10

All about refrigerants

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Reporting refrigerants under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) Scheme is a quirky and sometimes confusing process. Not sure if you should be reporting your refrigerants? Not sure how to report refrigerants? Keep reading to find out what you need to know. Who needs…
Has your business exceeded its reported baseline? Are you applying for a calculated baseline? Don’t forget to book your audit - deadlines for calculated baseline audits are approaching fast! The Safeguard Mechanism requires large greenhouse gas emitting facilities to keep their emissions equal to, or…
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 12:20

A Climate of Corporate Liability and Toolkit for Action

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Director liability and duties to consider climate risks Directors of Australian companies who fail to consider, plan for and disclose foreseeable climate change risks on their organisation could be held personally liable for breaching their duty of due care and diligence under the Corporations Act…
The Clean Energy Regulator has just announced the date of the fifth (and maybe final) ERF auction – Wednesday 5 April 2017 and Thursday 6 April 2017. Of the original $2.55B fund, around $400M remains and this could possibly be the last auction (depending on…
There are a whole host of reasons why even cost-effective energy efficiency projects don’t get off the ground. One of the most common (and frustrating!) reasons is that management don’t sign off on business case proposals – even when we can clearly see that the…
The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has just announced the fourth ERF Auction will be held on 16 and 17 November 2016. The auction announcement often drives activity and this could potentially be the last one under the initial $2.55B promised under the Direct Action Plan.…
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 11:51

NGERs webinars out now

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National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGERs) submissions for the 2015/16 year are due on 31 October 2016. There have been some legislative amendments to the NGER Determination in particular, and it’s always a good idea to have a refresher on the Emissions and Energy Reporting…