COAG’s support for stronger building energy standards opens the door to higher performance, at lower cost

ClimateWorks Australia and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) welcome a COAG announcement supporting a Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings - which proposes a pathway towards ‘zero energy (and carbon) ready buildings’, increases to the energy efficiency provisions in the National Construction Code and further consideration of options for existing buildings.
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Electric Vehicle trial underway in the Colac Otway Shire

Colac Otway Shire Council officers will test drive a new electric vehicle this week as part of a project aimed at increasing the uptake of the low emissions vehicles in local government fleets, thanks to a partnership between the Electric Vehicle Council, the Municipal Association of Victoria and ClimateWorks Australia.

Australia’s buildings must be built for a zero carbon future

Energy standards in Australia’s National Construction Code must be urgently upgraded if new buildings are to be fit and ready for a zero carbon future, according to a new report prepared by ClimateWorks Australia and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council.

Australia’s electric vehicle industry gains momentum: report

On the back of global trends, media interest and growing consumer awareness at home, Australia’s electric vehicle industry grew slightly last year, according to this new report, released by the Electric Vehicle Council and ClimateWorks Australia.
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Latest report from Plug & 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.