This blog post has been updated in Dec 19 to reflect the re-branding of NCOS to ‘Climate Active’. This week, Barbara presented at a webinar run by TEFMA to Universities around Australia and New Zealand. The topic of the presentation was the Carbon Management Plan for the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) developed with … Continue reading How USC developed their Carbon Management plan
We recently helped one of our clients with financing options for their sustainability objectives. We showed them the many funding options available for sustainability projects such as leasing and loan options, funding from the budget, but also more innovative solutions like Revolving Energy Funds (REF), or Energy Performance Contracts (EPC). Another innovative funding option is … Continue reading How putting an internal price on carbon can help fund sustainability projects
Rising electricity prices and falling costs for renewable energy technologies have led many businesses to look at ways they can reduce their energy costs by installing solar panels ‘onsite’, or sourcing renewable energy ‘offsite’ by building offsite solar farms or buying renewable energy. So what approach offers the best value for money? Onsite or ‘behind-the-meter’ … Continue reading How do I compare the value of onsite versus offsite renewables for my business?