Victorian government gives EUAs a boost

Victoria’s commercial buildings will get a boost to their sustainability potential following the announcement of a new collaboration between the state government and the Sustainable Melbourne Fund. The program involves help to take up Environmental Upgrade Agreements, the benefits of which include reduced energy costs and emissions. Energy, environment and climate change minister Lily D’Ambrosio […]

A roadmap to energy performance contracts

Energy performance contracts might sound like the new kid on the block. They’re not. They’ve got a very mixed track record. Better for big institutions such as RMIT and the NSW hospital? Certainly. Suitable for green bonds and environmental upgrade agreement? Probably. But they’re full of traps for the smaller contractor, and could leave little […]