Energy Ministers’ meeting an important step in Australia’s net zero transition
Australia’s Energy Ministers have agreed on important steps forward for the domestic energy system. The decision to include emissions reductions in the NEO is important in helping ensure Australia’s electricity system is ‘fit for purpose’ to meet the climate crisis.
Sustainable finance can support ASEAN states’ net zero ambitions
At the COP26 in Glasgow, most ASEAN member states renewed their decarbonisation commitments, with nine out of ten members committing to net zero targets.
Electricity demand management has huge potential — and Australia has just scratched the surface
Australia’s east coast energy market has been on a rocky road for the past few weeks. It begs the question: how could the market change to avoid the next crisis?
Energy sector climate commitments are insufficient for Australia to achieve a Paris-aligned transition to net zero: report
Australia’s energy companies are starting to move on emissions, but the country’s highest-emitting sector can and must set a faster transition pace.
Raising Indonesia’s net zero ambition: the pivotal role of energy systems in setting and reaching a net zero target
Indonesia has pledged to reach net zero by 2070. But recent developments suggest Indonesia could raise its net zero ambition to 2060, or even sooner with international support.
Latest report from ‘Plug and play’ project released
Climateworks Australia and Seed Advisory have released a new report with recommendations designed to improve transparency, oversight and representation of customer interests in electricity network access requirements.
Australia can meet the energy trilemma – but not by extending coal generation
Australia can address the energy trilemma and provide secure affordable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions – but not by extending the life of existing coal-fired power stations, according to Climateworks Australia.
Energy efficiency key priority for Asia Pacific
Energy efficiency continues to be a key policy concern for governments and an increasing focus for business throughout the Asia Pacific.
Reforms will boost green energy
The first successful customer led rule change to reform the National Energy Market (NEM) was adopted by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) last week.
National rule reforms will boost cleaner energy
The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) last week released its draft determination on a proposal to promote cleaner, medium sized embedded energy systems*.
Climateworks and Australia’s Supply Chain and Logistics Association
As part of its Energy Efficiency Information Grant (EEIG) from the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) has engaged Climateworks to assist with the development and delivery of energy efficiency training and support to Australian transport and logistics SMEs (i.e.
Companies cut energy use saving $1.2 billion
Companies that account for half of Australia’s total energy consumption are implementing projects that will save 4.8 per cent of their energy use, according to a series of reports released by Climateworks Australia today.
Climateworks Executive Director Appointed to CEFC
Climateworks Executive Director, Anna Skarbek has been appointed to the Board of the new $10 billion Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).
Review to change national electricity rules welcomed
The Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC’s) decision to review the National Electricity Rules (NER) making it easier for embedded generators to connect to the electricity grid was welcomed today by Climateworks Australia, Seed Advisory and the Property Council of Australia.