Blogs

How net zero strategies differ across local governments [with video]

Net zero commitments by states, local governments and communities – Dec 2021

NSW electric vehicle initiatives and newly released fleets incentive

Barbara’s story and the future of sustainability

What the latest IPCC report means for your net-zero target [with video]

Frequently asked questions about setting a scope 3 science-based target [with video]

Frequently Asked Questions about embodied emissions [with video]

Exploring carbon neutral and NEXTneutral with Craig Scroggie, CEO NEXTDC [with video]

Best practice Climate Action Strategies for local governments [with video]

Best practice examples and insights for communicating your net zero journey with SEFIANI [with video]

What you need to know about the new Climate Active electricity carbon accounting rules

CORENA – How one dollar spent can fund emissions reduction projects multiple times

The top 23 Australian universities for climate action commitments in 2021

Lane Cove Council’s Solar for Business Program

Revolving Energy Funds – why you need one and using an Excel tool to model the outcome [with video]

Victorian Government releases $31 million Business Recovery Energy Efficiency Fund (BREEF) for large energy users

NSW as a renewables superpower and what must be done to reach net-zero emissions [with video]

Net-zero goals – how to determine what’s in and what’s out? [with video]

Net-zero case study: Canada Bay Council and community emissions pathway

Bridging the ambition gap [with video]

Ambitious climate action commitments by states, local governments and communities – Sep 2020 [with video]

What is the meaning of carbon-neutral, net-zero and climate-neutral? [with video]

Act now – Funding for high energy using businesses for energy-saving opportunities

FAQs for becoming certified under Climate Active – Part 3 [with video]

FAQs for becoming certified under Climate Active – Part 2 [with video]

FAQs for becoming certified under Climate Active – Part 1 [with video]

7 key learnings when engaging the community online

Act now – Government-funded support for energy-saving opportunities

Case Study – Nambucca Valley Council REAP

5 key considerations for Climate Emergency Plans [includes video]

Emissions, renewables and barriers to uptake [includes video]

The importance of energy efficiency in reaching net zero emissions [with video]

NSW Net Zero Plan Stage 1: 2020 – 2030

How Randwick Council achieved >40% energy savings at Lionel Bowen Library

Part 4: University leadership – fossil fuel divestments

Tweed Shire Council’s REAP ramps up

Clear the Air BCSD Australia Summit

Part 3: University leadership – SDGs

Coffs Harbour City Council – ‘Powering Ahead’

Part 2: University leadership – Green Star certifications

Part 1: University leadership – ambitious commitments

Developing the Renewable Energy Plans for Temora and Cowra Councils

Inaugural Energy Leaders Forum and Inspiration Award

Ambitious commitments by states, local governments and communities – October 2019

Setting targets for community emissions – Part 5

Calculating your GPC community inventory – Part 4

Reporting your GPC inventory – BASIC versus BASIC+ – Part 3

Categorising your GPC inventory into sectors and scopes – Part 2

An introduction to community carbon footprints – Part 1

How to fill gaps in your sustainability data

5 ways of visualising emission reduction pathways

Shrinking your combined load profile [includes video]

Science-based targets in a nutshell [with video]

Challenges with achieving ambitious targets

Target setting – Global and national goals you should be aware of

Target setting – What should be the scope of your target? [with video]

Future policies will affect our carbon emissions – guidance for upcoming federal election

How choosing a target influences your emissions over time [with video]

Developing the Climate Change Action Plan for Queanbeyan-Palerang [with video]

Carbon accounting for the energy use of streetlighting

The beginner’s video guide to assessing the value of buying or building your own renewables

Claiming ‘zero emissions’ for the operation of your EVs [Part 3]

Three considerations if making ‘zero emissions’ claims for your electric vehicles [Part 2]

The carbon footprint of electric vehicles [embedded, operational and end-of-life emissions] [Part 1]

Nine ways to maximise the financial benefit from your surplus solar energy

The current reality of peer-to-peer energy trading for sharing surplus solar energy

Peer-to-peer energy trading explained

How to account for exported solar electricity [new approach by Climate Active]

Buying renewable energy via a Power Purchase Agreement, Part 2, PPA options [includes infographics]

Buying renewable energy via a Power Purchase Agreement, Part 1, Introduction

Building your own grid-connected solar farm under an EPC contract

What you need to know about accounting for LGCs, STCs, ESCs, VEECs, ACCUs

Summary tables of ambitious carbon and renewables commitments in Australia by states, territories and local governments

Ambitious carbon and renewable energy commitments by local governments in Australia as at October 2018

Eight ways to reach 100% renewable electricity [‘Build’ and ‘Buy’ options]

How Eurobodalla Council evaluated its options to reach 100% renewable energy at the same or lower cost than grid electricity

Allowable ‘offset mechanisms’ for 100% renewable energy and carbon neutral goals

Bioresources Hub in the Hunter, Sunshine Coast Council Solar Farm and EDQ’s Aldoga Solar Farm

Are ‘carbon neutral’ and ‘100% renewable’ the same?

Financing options for sustainability projects for councils

Financing your solar panels through an onsite power purchase agreement (Solar PPA)

Does the typical carbon management hierarchy apply to your business?

How USC developed their Carbon Management plan

How putting an internal price on carbon can help fund sustainability projects

How do I compare the value of onsite versus offsite renewables for my business?

Our growth journey from 2015 to 2018

Northern NSW councils continuing their leadership in climate change

Only two extra steps to make your Power Purchase Agreement a GreenPower®-accredited PPA

Three case studies of local governments in NSW ramping up renewables

Community input to the Willoughby LGA Sustainability Action Plan

Developing the potential for microgrids in Northern NSW

Carbon and renewable energy commitments in Australia by states, territories and local governments

We are hiring!

Breaking through the 100 kW ceiling

Should Councils upgrade to LED street lighting now?

Universities demonstrating sustainable energy leadership

10 ways to ‘green’ your electricity supply

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore to give leading plenary keynote at Renewable Cities Australia in June

Australian states, territories and local governments leading the way on renewables and climate commitments

Book trailer ‘Energy Unlimited’