Efficiency https://www.energy.gov.au/ en Energy Project Team Bulletin 2 - National Electricity Law and National Gas Law Amendment Package https://www.energy.gov.au/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/energy-ministers-publications/energy-project-team-bulletin-2-national-electricity-law-and-national-gas-law-amendment-package <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Energy Project Team Bulletin 2 - National Electricity Law and National Gas Law Amendment Package</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span>simon.prout</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden"><div class="text-secondary"> <i class="far fa-calendar-alt mr-1"></i> <time datetime="2021-10-13T16:32:31+11:00" title="Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 16:32" class="datetime">Wed, 2021-10-13 16:32</time> </div> </span> <div class="field field--name-field-publication-date field--type-datetime field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Publication date</h4> <div class="field__item"><div class="text-secondary"> <i class="far fa-calendar-alt mr-1"></i> <time datetime="2016-12-23T12:00:00Z" class="datetime">Friday 23 December 2016</time> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The COAG Energy Council Energy Working Group (EWG) conducted a consultation process to seek comments on the National Electricity Law (NEL) and National Gas Law Amendment package. This package contained 2 Bills:</p> <ul> <li>the removal of barriers for the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to collect and publish information for the purpose of benchmarking</li> <li>the introduction of an explicit wholesale market monitoring function for the AER into the NEL.</li> </ul> <p>Stakeholders were invited to provide written submissions on the draft Statutes Amendment (National Electricity and Gas Laws – Information Collection and Publication) Bill 2015 and the draft National Electricity (South Australia) (Australian Energy Regulator – Wholesale Market Monitoring) Amendment Bill 2015. The consultation period was open for six weeks from 3 February to 15 March 2016.</p> <p>All stakeholder submissions received in response to this consultation process are available below.</p> <p>Submissions were considered by the Energy Project Team (former EWG) and key concerns are addressed in the final NEL and NGL Amendment Package.</p> <p>On 14 July 2016, the COAG Energy Council agreed to implement the proposed Bills. The Bills were enacted by the South Australian Parliament and proclaimed to commence on 15 December 2016, with the exception of certain provisions. See the <a href="https://governmentgazette.sa.gov.au/gazette-archive?year_month%5Bvalue%5D%5Bmonth%5D=12&amp;year_month%5Bvalue%5D%5Byear%5D=2016">South Australian Government Gazette</a> 15 December 2016.</p> <p>The commencement of sections 18D(1)(b) and 18D(2) to (6) (inclusive) of the NEL, as inserted into the NEL by section 6 of the <em>National Electricity (South Australia) (Australian Energy Regulator – Wholesale Market Monitoring) Amendment Act 2016</em> (SA), is suspended until a day or time or days or times to be fixed by subsequent proclamation or proclamations.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-html-version field--type-link field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Publications</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://web.archive.org.au/awa/20170226024118mp_/http://coagenergycouncil.gov.au/sites/prod.energycouncil/files/publications/documents/Bulletin%202%20NEL%20NGL%20Amendment%20package.docx">Energy Project Team Bulletin 2 - NEL &amp; NGL Amendment Package (DOCX 187 KB)</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ministers-categories field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Categories</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/691" hreflang="en">Bulletin</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ministers-council-priority field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Energy Ministers priority issue</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/685" hreflang="en">Efficiency</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/686" hreflang="en">Gas</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/683" hreflang="en">Governance</a></div> </div> </div> Wed, 13 Oct 2021 05:32:31 +0000 simon.prout 3793 at https://www.energy.gov.au National Collaborative Approach to Residential Building Ratings and Disclosure Principles https://www.energy.gov.au/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/energy-ministers-publications/national-collaborative-approach-residential-building-ratings-and-disclosure-principles <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">National Collaborative Approach to Residential Building Ratings and Disclosure Principles</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span>simon.prout</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden"><div class="text-secondary"> <i class="far fa-calendar-alt mr-1"></i> <time datetime="2021-11-16T15:00:17+11:00" title="Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 15:00" class="datetime">Tue, 2021-11-16 15:00</time> </div> </span> <div class="field field--name-field-publication-date field--type-datetime field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Publication date</h4> <div class="field__item"><div class="text-secondary"> <i class="far fa-calendar-alt mr-1"></i> <time datetime="2016-12-14T12:00:00Z" class="datetime">Wednesday 14 December 2016</time> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>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.</p> <p>Residential building ratings and disclosure will provide information to the housing market that allows home owners, buyers and tenants to understand, compare, value and act upon the energy performance of existing and new residential buildings.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-html-version field--type-link field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Publications</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://webarchive.nla.gov.au/awa/20170316003204/http://coagenergycouncil.gov.au/sites/prod.energycouncil/files/publications/documents/National%20Collaborative%20Approach%20to%20Residential%20Building%20Ratings%20and%20Disclosure%20-%20Principles.pdf">National Collaborative Approach to Residential Building Ratings and Disclosure Principles</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ministers-categories field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Categories</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/696" hreflang="en">Report</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ministers-council-priority field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Energy Ministers priority issue</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/685" hreflang="en">Efficiency</a></div> </div> </div> Tue, 16 Nov 2021 04:00:17 +0000 simon.prout 3861 at https://www.energy.gov.au Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings Update Statement and release of DRAFT National Disclosure Framework https://www.energy.gov.au/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/energy-ministers-publications/trajectory-low-energy-buildings-update-statement-and-release-draft-national-disclosure-framework <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings Update Statement and release of DRAFT National Disclosure Framework</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span>simon.prout</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden"><div class="text-secondary"> <i class="far fa-calendar-alt mr-1"></i> <time datetime="2022-02-11T10:49:55+11:00" title="Friday, February 11, 2022 - 10:49" class="datetime">Fri, 2022-02-11 10:49</time> </div> </span> <div class="field field--name-field-publication-date field--type-datetime field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Publication date</h4> <div class="field__item"><div class="text-secondary"> <i class="far fa-calendar-alt mr-1"></i> <time datetime="2022-02-14T12:00:00Z" class="datetime">Monday 14 February 2022</time> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Energy Ministers acknowledge the progress being made to deliver the Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings and its Addendum.</p> <p>Since it was agreed in 2019, work has been progressing well on many work streams outlined in the Trajectory. In September 2021, the new <em>Your Home</em><em> </em>information guide was released, and also new energy ratings for the residential aged care and retirement living sectors under the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) were released.</p> <p>Today the DRAFT National Framework for Disclosure of Residential Energy Efficiency Information, another initiative under the Trajectory, was agreed to be released for public consultation in early 2022. The draft has been developed through engagement with industry and other key stakeholders.</p> <p>Although the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on industry and stakeholders have led to extended delivery timeframes for a number of work streams in the Trajectory, these work streams will be pursued to deliver the best outcomes for Australian households and businesses.</p> <h2>Read more</h2> <p><u><a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/energy-ministers/energy-ministers-publications/trajectory-low-energy-buildings">Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings</a></u></p> <p><u><a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/buildings/residential-buildings#toc-anchor-5-energy-efficiency-disclosure">DRAFT National Framework for Disclosure of Residential Energy Efficiency Information</a></u></p> <p><u><a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/buildings/residential-buildings">Residential building initiatives</a></u></p> <p><u><a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/buildings/commercial-buildings">Commercial building initiatives</a></u> </p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ministers-categories field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Categories</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/692" hreflang="en">Communique</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-ministers-council-priority field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Energy Ministers priority issue</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/685" hreflang="en">Efficiency</a></div> </div> </div> Thu, 10 Feb 2022 23:49:55 +0000 simon.prout 3926 at https://www.energy.gov.au National Energy Transformation Partnership https://www.energy.gov.au/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/national-energy-transformation-partnership <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">National Energy Transformation Partnership </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span>simon.prout</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden"><div class="text-secondary"> <i class="far fa-calendar-alt mr-1"></i> <time datetime="2022-08-12T15:42:56+10:00" title="Friday, August 12, 2022 - 15:42" class="datetime">Fri, 2022-08-12 15:42</time> </div> </span> <div class="field field--name-field-publication-date field--type-datetime field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Publication date</h4> <div class="field__item"><div class="text-secondary"> <i class="far fa-calendar-alt mr-1"></i> <time datetime="2022-08-12T12:00:00Z" class="datetime">Friday 12 August 2022</time> </div> </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The National Energy Transformation Partnership (the Partnership) is a framework for Commonwealth, state and territory governments to work together on reforms to help transform Australia’s energy system to achieve net zero by 2050.</p> <p>The Partnership is underpinned by a shared vision:</p> <p><em>Australian governments will work together to maximise the economic opportunities of the clean energy transformation, ensure reliable and affordable electricity, and deliver the greatest benefits for Australian households, businesses and communities.</em></p> <p>The Partnership reports to the <a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/working-groups/national-energy-transformation-partnership/incorporating-emissions-reduction-objective-national-energy-objectives">Energy and Climate Change Ministerial Council</a> (ECMC), the decision-making body for energy, climate change and adaptation reforms.</p> <h2>Priority themes</h2> <p>The Partnership is guided by the following priority themes that address barriers to the successful transformation of Australia’s energy systems:</p> <ul> <li>Planning for adequate energy generation and storage</li> <li>Understanding demand evolution</li> <li>Coordinating gas and electricity planning</li> <li>Enhancing energy security management</li> <li>Evaluating enabler requirements</li> <li>Accelerating nationally significant transmission projects</li> <li>Strengthening energy governance architecture</li> </ul> <p>The Partnership brings together a series of interrelated work streams that aim to address these priority themes and support the smooth transformation of Australia’s energy systems. Delivery of work under the Partnership is supported by relevant <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="b2d6dc3d-e315-46d0-a205-429da7f0286b" href="/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/working-groups" title="Working groups">ECMC Working Groups</a> made up of officials from the Commonwealth and state and territory governments.</p> <h2>Actions</h2> <p>Priority work agreed under the Partnership is underway, including:</p> <ul> <li>establishing a new <a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/energy-supply/capacity-investment-scheme">Capacity Investment Scheme</a> to accelerate the deployment of firmed renewable power</li> <li>agreeing <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=web&amp;cd=&amp;cad=rja&amp;uact=8&amp;ved=2ahUKEwjrrYr91JKBAxV_s1YBHSjUA8YQFnoECBcQAQ&amp;url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dcceew.gov.au%2Fenergy%2Frenewable%2Frewiring-the-nation&amp;usg=AOvVaw1JqhEgsetsltwdOUqR8reM&amp;opi=89978449">Rewiring the Nation</a> support with Victoria, Tasmania, NSW and Western Australia to provide concessional finance and facilitate the timely delivery of major transmission projects, offshore wind projects and Renewable Energy Zones</li> <li>developing a <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="90b71246-3f24-4674-a9ef-f730a9acea7e" href="/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/working-groups/first-nations-engagement-working-group/first-nations-clean-energy-strategy" title="First Nations Clean Energy Strategy">First Nations Clean Energy Strategy</a> in partnership with First Nations communities and organisations to help ensure First Nations people have a say in the energy policies and programs in the transition to net zero</li> <li>progressing a National Energy Workforce Strategy (NEWS) to help forecast the <a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/energy-workforce">workforce capabilities and needs</a> to deliver the energy transformation</li> <li>incorporating <a data-entity-substitution="canonical" data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="7805cc27-a14d-4eb8-960d-a2390b05ea76" href="/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/working-groups/energy-governance-working-group/incorporating-emissions-reduction-objective-national-energy-objectives" title="Incorporating an emissions reduction objective into the national energy objectives">an emissions reduction objective into the national energy objectives</a> to give Australia’s energy market bodies the capacity to consider emissions reduction in their work</li> <li>collaborating on energy security management, including cyber security and fuel availability.</li> </ul> <p>The government will continue to consult with industry and community stakeholders to inform the implementation of work streams under the Partnership.</p> <h2>Read more</h2> <p><a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/energy-and-climate-change-ministerial-council/working-groups/national-energy-transformation-partnership/incorporating-emissions-reduction-objective-national-energy-objectives">Energy and Climate Change Ministerial Council</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/australias-energy-strategies-and-frameworks">Australia's energy strategies and frameworks</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.dcceew.gov.au/climate-change/strategies">Australia’s climate change strategies</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-documents field--type-file field--label-above"> <h4 class="field__label font-weight-bold mt-3 mb-1">Documents</h4> <div class='field__items'> <div class="field__item"> <div class="table-responsive"> 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05:42:56 +0000 simon.prout 4110 at https://www.energy.gov.au