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Summary: Clean technology energy and industry transitions

On Tuesday, 27 October 2020, ClimateWorks and the British High Commission held the first of the ‘Building Our Future’ webinar series: ‘Clean technology: energy and industry transitions’.

Industry heavyweights come together to forge pathways towards a decarbonised future

Some of Australian industry’s biggest companies are supporting a new initiative that will see them work together to better understand pathways to achieving net zero emissions in supply chains.

Latest report from ‘Plug and play’ project released

ClimateWorks Australia and Seed Advisory have released a new report with recommendations designed to improve transparency, oversight and representation of customer interests in electricity network access requirements.

Australia can meet the energy trilemma – but not by extending coal generation

Australia can address the energy trilemma and provide secure affordable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions – but not by extending the life of existing coal-fired power stations, according to ClimateWorks Australia.

Reforms will boost green energy

The first successful customer led rule change to reform the National Energy Market (NEM) was adopted by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) last week.

Research identifies further potential for industrial demand side participation

New research has identified a large opportunity for industrial companies to reduce their own energy bills while also helping respond to peak demand pressures on the national electricity grid.

National rule reforms will boost cleaner energy

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) last week released its draft determination on a proposal to promote cleaner, medium sized embedded energy systems*.

ClimateWorks and Australia’s Supply Chain and Logistics Association

As part of its Energy Efficiency Information Grant (EEIG) from the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) has engaged ClimateWorks to assist with the development and delivery of energy efficiency training and support to Australian transport and logistics SMEs (i.e.

Companies cut energy use saving $1.2 billion

Companies that account for half of Australia’s total energy consumption are implementing projects that will save 4.8 per cent of their energy use, according to a series of reports released by ClimateWorks Australia today.

Industrial sector could cut energy use by 11 per cent

Australia’s industrial sector could cut its energy use by 11 per cent without adversely affecting business activity, according to a new report released by ClimateWorks Australia today.  ClimateWorks Interim Executive Director, Greg Garvin said the report identified potential energy savings across the industrial sector which could save businesses money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

ClimateWorks Executive Director Appointed to CEFC

ClimateWorks Executive Director, Anna Skarbek has been appointed to the Board of the new $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).

Review to change national electricity rules welcomed

The Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC’s) decision to review the National Electricity Rules (NER) making it easier for embedded generators to connect to the electricity grid was welcomed today by ClimateWorks Australia, Seed Advisory and the Property Council of Australia.