Energy

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Victoria could go it alone on better housing performance

The Victorian government could be preparing to go it alone on raising minimum residential energy efficiency requirements, according to its just-released Energy Efficiency and Productivity Strategy, revealed at this week’s National Energy Efficiency Conference.

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Victoria urged to act on sustainability-boosting strata reform

Victoria’s peak body for strata title management is calling on the state government to hurry up with long-awaited strata law reforms to resolve an impasse many strata residents have over installing solar and other sustainability initiatives.

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Why carbon neutral makes sense for Frasers

Carbon neutral energy for residential developments is the backbone that kickstarted Frasers Property Australia’s recent certification as a carbon neutral organisation under the federal government National Carbon Offset Standard scheme.

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How South Australia turned the Feds’ energy policy on its head

The Australian energy landscape has undergone seismic changes in recent years, none more critical than the Federal Coalition’s October 17 party room consensus to dismiss a Clean Energy target and instead adopt the euphemistically titled National Energy Guarantee (NEG).

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Australia could learn a lot from the UK on energy policy

If Australia wants the private sector to build new energy assets then providing an investor friendly environment is essential. Globally this is recognised and is delivering cost-effective results.