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Energy Efficiency Opportunities Act, 2006 (amended in 2007)

Australia Current 2007

It aims to improve the identification and evaluation of energy efficiency opportunities by large energy using businesses and, as a result, to encourage implementation of cost effective energy efficiency opportunities.

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In order to achieve its aim the Act requires large energy-using businesses to: 1) undertake an assessment of their energy efficiency opportunities, and 2) report publicly on the outcomes of that assessment. The Act outlines the broad requirements for large energy-using businesses, and allows for regulation to provide detailed requirements for assessment, reporting, verification and other elements of the program.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

Energy

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

Accountability, Anti-Corruption and Anti-Competitive Behaviour

Status

Current

Country

Australia

Region

Asia Pacific

Date of publication

2007

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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