Residential Buildings Mandatory Disclosure is a Council of Australian Governments (COAG) proposal.
The COAG has agreed that all governments will ensure that regulatory processes in their jurisdiction are consistent with the principles of Best Practice Regulation. These principles a
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the AER price comparator website – Issues paper (the Issues Paper).
The ATA engages closely with its members on a diverse number of issues including feed-in and consumption tariffs, smart meters, re
Victoria has an opportunity to take a continuing leadership role nationally with respect to sustainability. The most effective way of demonstrating this leadership is through the establishment of ambitious goals and a strong sustainability agency that will set Victoria apart from othe
The NSW Government are planning to retrospectively change Legislation on the solar feed in tariff rate for 120,000 NSW (Solar Bonus Scheme) households from 60c kW/h to 40c kW/h from 1st July.
We believe this is completely unjust, totally unwarranted and potentially unlawful. We enc
ATA understands well the critical issues related to feed-in tariff design, and in particular the cost impost levied across all electricity consumers and specifically on low income households. ATA believes that feed-in tariff schemes across the country are broadly at a point where they
At the National Consumers Roundtable on Energy, held in Melbourne 10-11 March 2011, participating consumer, social welfare and environmental organisations collectively raised three core areas of concern for consumers including; energy affordability, demand side participation and commu
The Value of Customer Reliability (VCR) is a numerical parameter of significant potential use in the operation, planning
and regulation of electricity systems. VCR represents the dollar value that customers place on the reliable supply of
electricity – an indicator of customers’ wil
The ATA are well positioned to comment on the VEET scheme, with our members having been proactively involved with installing and utilising energy efficient products and practices for the past 30 years.
The overwhelming evidence from ATA members during this 30 year period is that en
A low carbon economy, both globally and in Australia, is inevitable. Whilst many would argue that the science of climate change requires that this transition is achieved much faster than is currently being experienced, the scientific imperative is clear that this transition must happe
As the public consensus for a transition to a low carbon economy continues to increase, the choice for more sustainable transport options will also be demanded from the community.
Responding to this demand are a number of radical new vehicle designs which come under the heading of