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
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Australian Energy Regulator’s Review of Smart Meter Remote Service Charges under the Victorian Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) program.
This submission has been formally endorsed by the f
Given the development of policy and projects at both the small scale (sub 5kW – 10kW) and large scale (>5MW), the ATA sees a niche opportunity for the development of renewable energy projects in the currently undefined ‘medium scale’ space.
We welcome the opportunity to respond to the Department’s discussion paper on the treatment of voluntary renewable energy purchases under NGERS.
ATA supports the view that the current accounting arrangements with respect to GreenPower and voluntarily purchased renewable energy are
Environment Victoria welcomes the opportunity to comment on the National Building Energy Standard‐Setting, Assessment and Rating Framework. This submission is also supported by the Alternative Technology Association and Friends of the Earth.
MEFL and ATA strongly support the proposed changes to the Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme and thus the timely passage of the Bills. As proposed, the passing of legislation and adoption of the changes will see a re-invigoration of the large-scale renewable energy industry as well