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Finkel recommends major new push on energy efficiency

09 June 2017

The Energy Efficiency Council has applauded a recommendation from Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr. Alan Finkel, that governments ramp up efforts on energy efficiency to cut demand, lower consumer bills and reduce the need for investment in new infrastructure.... read more

We all have a stake in moving forward with the Finkel Review

07 June 2017

The energy industry, its customers and other stakeholders agree: the imminent Finkel Review deserves full and fair consideration before governments take decisions that will have major implications for the security, reliability and affordability of Australia’s electricity system.... read more

Breakthrough step towards a smart energy system

19 May 2017

Energy experts have applauded the announcement of a $22.5 million pilot program that will improve energy system stability by paying customers to voluntarily reduce their electricity consumption during periods of peak demand.... read more

No room for partisan politics in energy

13 February 2017

Representatives of Australian communities, including civil society, households, workers, investors, business energy users and energy suppliers today challenged all political leaders to stop partisan antics and work together to reform Australia’s energy systems and markets to deliver the reliable, affordable and clean energy that is critical to wellbeing, employment and prosperity.... read more