Governments eye crucial decade for energy efficiency

Australia is among 45 countries to have endorsed the goal of doubling the average global rate of energy efficiency improvements by 2030. In a ministerial statement released after the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 8th Global Conference on Energy Efficiency in Versailles, France, governments from across Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe highlighted the critical role […]

Events and conferences

Data Driven Smart Buildings Symposium calls for speakers

The Data-Driven Smart Buildings Symposium 2023 is calling for expressions of interest to present on topics relating to data-driven smart buildings, with a focus on building operation. Slated to take place Wednesday, May 24 at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, the Symposium will be hosted in collaboration with the International Energy Agency’s Annex […]


Heat pump demand set to soar

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global sales of heat pumps are “set to soar to record levels” in coming years. The IEA’s recently released report, The Future of Heat Pumps, attributes strong growth in the heat pump market to falling costs and strong incentives. According to the report, global heat pump sales rose […]


Australia joins global pact for energy efficiency

Amid the mounting power crises locally and globally, Australia has issued a joint statement with 25 other countries stressing the importance of energy efficiency for addressing energy supply issues, rising inflation, and greenhouse gas emissions. The statement was one of the major outcomes of the Global Conference on Energy Efficiency organised by the International Energy […]