In The Media
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Sydney Morning Herald Article: Big gas users warned of soaring price
Thursday, 14 March 2013 14:30
Brian Robins published an article in the Sydney Morning Herald on the 14th of March 2013 titled ‘Big gas users warned of soaring price.’
Sydney Morning Herald Article: "Business counting carbon tax"
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 13:36
Peter Hannam published an article in the Sydney Morning Herald on the 29th of January 2013. In the article, Business counting carbon tax, Hannam highlighted that less than 50% of Australian companies have “either seen little impact from the introduction to the carbon tax on their energy costs or are yet to calculate the effects”.
Australian Financial Review Article: "Carbon Tax Claims Fade"
Friday, 12 October 2012 10:11
As a follow up topic from the article Energy Action posted on the 29th of July, "ACCC scrutiny over price increases attributed to Carbon Tax – What does your business need to consider?", Marcus Priest today has written an article describing the carbon tax as a “non issue”. The Australian Financial Review Environmental Reporter explains the dying nature of the 'carbon tax' phenomenon and the decline in ACCC enquiries.
Sydney Morning Herald Article: "Lighten the Load"
Friday, 24 August 2012 11:45
Lesley Parker's article "Lighten the Load", published on August 22 on the website of the Sydney Morning Herald, explores the topic of electricity price rises. Parker establishes that complaints in the next 12 months are expected to rise as much as 30% as the nation goes into "bill shock" - she does however, suggest that it is a great time to negotiate with retailers as it is "a very competitive market". In light of this discussion Parker puts forward five easy steps on how to reduce your consumption and as a result your shock!
Business Day Article: "Energy Efficiency Starts to Tick Boxes for Business Tenants"
Monday, 16 July 2012 10:35
"Energy Efficiency Starts to Tick Boxes for Business Tenants" is an article written by Philip Hopkins on 14 July 2012 for businessday.com.au. The article represents the shift in mindset of the business sector towards energy efficiency - in particular highlighting energy efficient workplaces. Hopkins states the three biggest reasons why energy efficient buildings are becoming more attractive for developers.
My Business Article: “Two-thirds of businesses have carbon reduction strategies in place”
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 12:16
“Two-thirds of businesses have carbon reduction strategies in place” is an article published on 10 July 2012, the article was placed on mybusiness.com.au. This particular news item highlights the findings of a survey commissioned by GE. There are four key finding that can be taken from the article.
Climate Spectator Article: "Five Reasons the Fixed Price Will Stay"
Monday, 09 July 2012 12:56
Tristan Edis' article "Five Reasons the Fixed Price Will Stay", published on the July 9 on climatepectator.com.au, explores the media speculation around the Government dropping the fixed carbon price period & carbon floor price. Edis provides five reasons why the fixed carbon price will stay.
SMH Article: "Electricity Bills: be afraid, but not of the obvious"
Monday, 11 June 2012 10:06
Lenore Taylor's article "Electricity bills: be afraid, but not of the obvious", published June 9 in the Sydney Morning Herald, explores the fear campaign around the looming carbon tax, but explains that there is more to the upcoming rises to electricity bills than simply the carbon tax.