Need for more energy awareness by Australian companies?

December 2007
Ecos;Dec2007/Jan2008, Issue 140, p7
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The article reports that high-energy-use corporations will soon be required to report on energy use and efficiency initiatives under the 2006 Energy Efficiencies Opportunities (EEO) Act in Australia. According to management consultancy Proudfoot, many businesses including those in the energy intensive manufacturing, mining, transport, and logistics sectors do not have a formal energy policy in place. The EEO Act has set mandatory participation in a program for corporation using more than 0.5 petrajoules of energy, or producing more than 125 kilotonnes of carbon dioxide within the 2008-2009 financial year.


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