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Funding for Gas Efficiency

If your business uses more than 1,000GJ (about $30,000) of gas each year, you can now apply with the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) for grant funding to implement a gas efficiency project. Up to $40,000 of matched funding is now available to implement a two-stage project: Stage 1 – Installation of gas measurement […]

Scrutinising Solar Proposals

Have you just received a proposal for a solar installation and thinking that it looks attractive? How do you know a good proposal from a bad proposal? We come across quite a few solar proposals on behalf of our clients as well as have approaches to us directly that sell all the benefits of solar […]

Energy Audit Promotional Offer

  As part of a drive to help more NSW businesses achieve greater energy productivity, the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) are offering a limited number of capped price energy audits over the coming months. Ten audits capped at a fixed price to the business of just $5,000 each are available monthly from March […]

NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Energy Efficiency Professional Service Contract

EMS have again been successfully appointed to the Energy Efficiency Service Provider’s Panel for the Office of Environment & Heritage (OEH). EMS has demonstrated organisational and industry sector experience for service provision of: Energy efficiency auditing; Technical support for implementing energy efficiency projects; and Energy efficiency measurement and verification services. Our demonstrated experience and qualifications […]

International Accreditation

Jim Kelty from EMS has recently gained the internationally recognised accreditation for Certified Measurement and Verification Profession (CMVP). Hence we can work with your organisation to prove energy saving projects have been successful and tap into valuable funding to repay your 20% cost of the M&V project many times over. Currently, there are only around […]

EMS concludes another busy and successful year!

We’ve had a wonderful, busy year here at Energy and Management Services! 2014 saw new faces welcomed to the team, celebrations in honour of EMS’ 18 years in business, many energy audits, analyses, reports, engineering designs and a great deal of hard work rewarded through bill checking and contract negotiation (over $155M of electricity and gas), saving […]

The Emissions Reduction Fund

The Australian Government has committed $2.55 billion to purchase the lowest cost abatement through the Emissions Reduction Fund. The Emissions Reduction Fund is the central component of the Government’s Direct Action Plan, with the objective of helping Australia meet its emissions reduction target of five percent below 2000 levels by 2020. The Government will purchase […]

Carbon Tax Repeal Legislation

Under the current carbon legislation, the price on carbon will rise by 5% from next week. The Senate has previously blocked Tony Abbott’s measures to repeal the carbon tax and associated measures. It is now highly unlikely that the repeal will take place before the preferred 1st July target because the Labor and Greens have […]

Changes to Tariff Rates and Pricing

With 1st July approaching, Tariff rates are set to undergo significant pricing changes. With the deregulation of these rates, there will no longer be a “regulated retail” rate that forms the benchmark for pricing. Previously, many Retailers used these regulated rates as the basis to then apply percentage discounts from giving consistent grounds to easily […]

Energy Saver Program – Subsidy Offer Extension

Building on the success of the recent $5,000 capped audit, the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage are now advising an extension to the current offer to 30 June 2014. Recapping the current offer, OEH are offering Energy Saver Level 2 audits and related energy efficiency projects (limited offer to 30th June 2014). The original offer […]

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