There are around 2.3 million street lights in Australia, consuming close to 0.5% of all electricity generated. Between electricity and use-of-system (SLUOS) charges local Councils and roads authorities are spending upwards of $400 million per year on street lights. For instance, a small regional council might spend $300,000 per year on street lighting for local … Continue reading Should Councils upgrade to LED street lighting now?
Previously, we looked at commitments of all levels of Government regarding climate change. In this article, we would like to examine another industry segment that is driving ambitious carbon commitments – universities. When tasked by a university in Queensland to develop their carbon management plan leading them to net zero, we investigated why universities are … Continue reading Universities demonstrating sustainable energy leadership
If your organisation has already implemented a range of energy efficiency measures like changing your lighting to LED, optimising your air conditioning, and engaging your employees to be more energy efficient you may be interested in further options to reduce your carbon footprint. A great opportunity is to look at ways of greening your electricity … Continue reading 10 ways to ‘green’ your electricity supply