EAGA Annual Report 2017-18 released!

EAGA’s Annual Report 2017-18 is now available – some highlights: For every dollar contributed in membership fees, approximately $2.41 is returned to EAGA councils through project-based savings The joint Energy Performance Contract program has expanded from four to six councils. A number of major energy conservation measures have been implemented that are expected to deliver ~$200K/yr in savings and 1,500

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Glen Eira wins award for FOGO program

On Wednesday 18 July Glen Eira City Council won the Yarra Valley Water – Outstanding Local Government Initiative in Collection/Processing/Marketing for their food waste recycling project at the Australian Organics Recycling Association Awards. Since the introduction of food waste recycling on 1 May 2018, 11,000 kitchen caddies have been delivered to residents and already there has been a significant reduction

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EAGA meets with Minister for Roads on major roads lighting

In May 2018, EAGA met with the Minister for Roads (Hon. Luke Donnellan MP) to discuss an equitable co-investment model for replacing cost-shared lights. EAGA’s business case report demonstrates that the region may forgo savings of $2.1M and 7,592 tonnes of emissions annually if the lights remain unchanged. An estimated up-front investment of $8.8M is required from the State to

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EAGA presents at national conference

As detailed by the Finkel Review, the need for market reform and smarter ways to ensure security is clear. The recent joint demand response trials between ARENA and AEMO demonstrates the key role demand response will play in this reform. The inaugural Demand Response Conference brought together key individuals and organisations at the forefront of demand response within Australia. EAGA’s

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EAGA Partners with Sustainability Victoria

EAGA Partners with Sustainability Victoria to deliver statewide webinar on energy procurement As a follow up to the cross Alliance forum on council electricity contracts (Sept 2017), EAGA joined forces with SV to deliver a one hour webinar four councils unable to attend the forum in person. A live recording of the webinar is available below.