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Germany and Australia can get ‘further, faster’ by working together on energy efficiency in buildings

22 June 2021

New research from the Energy Efficiency Council, German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce and adelphi has found that Germany and Australia have the opportunity to work together to ramp up the rate of improvement in the energy performance of existing buildings. The report – Further, faster, together: Opportunities for collaboration between Germany and Australia on energy efficiency in buildings – was commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).... read more

Energy experts welcome Commonwealth support to boost energy efficiency in hotels

11 June 2021

The Energy Efficiency Council has welcomed the announcement by the Federal government that it has awarded $10.2 million in grants to hotels to undertake energy saving projects. Through the Hotel Energy Uplift Program, over 440 hotels, motels and serviced apartment facilities have been awarded grants of up to $25,000 to help lower their energy bills by upgrading to more energy efficient air-conditioning, refrigeration and equipment, improving the building through double glazing and insulation, carrying out energy audits or installing energy monitoring equipment.... read more

Energy Efficiency Council elects a new President

03 June 2021

Dr Mary Stewart takes the reins as President of the Energy Efficiency Council as Professor Tony Arnel steps down after six years guiding Australia’s peak body for energy efficiency, energy management and demand response.... read more