Energy Ministers acknowledge the progress being made to deliver the Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings and its Addendum (the Trajectory) and the impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on industry and stakeholders. This has led to extended delivery timeframes for a number of work streams in the Trajectory. Energy Ministers also agreed to release the DRAFT National Framework for Disclosure of Residential Energy Efficiency Information for broader consultation throughout 2022.
In 2016 the former COAG Energy Council agreed the National Collaborative Approach to Residential Building Ratings and Disclosure – Principles. These principles have been established to guide the consistent development and collaboration of state and territory based residential building ratings and disclosure schemes.
The COAG Energy Council Energy Working Group conducted a consultation process to seek comments on the National Electricity Law and National Gas Law Amendment package.
The 2018 Annual Report covers the third year in a 15-year plan and shows the NEPP has continued to progress well in most areas.
Over 2016, all measures across the National Energy Productivity Plan were advanced and many achieved significant outcomes.
At its December 2015 meeting, the Energy Council agreed it had a significant contribution to better integration of energy and climate policy. A key part of this is the National Energy Productivity Plan.