EEC News

The Energy Efficiency Council is closely engaged in the public discussion around the role of energy efficiency in the Australian economy. The Council issues media releases on key policy developments of interest to the sector, and the EEC’s experts regularly contribute to articles and news stories – check out latest below.

Global experts in user-centred energy systems headed to Melbourne for Energy Efficiency Expo

13 September 2019

Around the world, the generation mix is changing, the grid is decentralising and the demand profile is shifting. However there is another, more subtle shift underway: a consensus is emerging among energy experts that navigating these changes will require putting users at the centre of our energy system. Thats why we’re proud to be partnering with the User-Centred Energy Systems Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP) by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on three policy sessions at Energy Efficiency Expo in Melbourne.... read more

Looking back while moving forwards: ten years of the Energy Efficiency Council

09 August 2019

For the past ten years, the Energy Efficiency Council has been changing the way Australian governments and energy providers approach policy, regulation and market reform. To mark this milestone, it has released The World’s First Fuel – a report that examines how Australia compares to the rest of the world in energy efficiency, and how we can improve our performance.... read more

The critical decade: Making energy work

17 June 2019

EEC CEO Luke Menzel reflects on the past decade of energy efficiency in Australia, and what the Council's vision for the next decade is. This speech was delivered at the Energy Efficiency Council’s tenth anniversary celebration on 12 June 2019.... read more