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Hedging energy contracting risks in 2017 with corporate renewable PPAs

Hedging energy contracting risks in 2017 with corporate renewable PPAs

For large energy users, energy management in recent times has become fraught with risk.

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EPA licence and requirements for the 'fit and proper person' test

EPA licence and requirements for the 'fit and proper person' test

The Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (NSW) (the Act) grants the Environmental Protection Agency (NSW) (EPA) the power to consider whether a person applying for or operating under an Environment Protection Licence (EPL) is a "fit and proper...

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Updated national emissions forecast shows the value of early climate action

Updated national emissions forecast shows the value of early climate action

Australia has a major emissions reduction challenge if the 2030 target is to be achieved.

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SLR appoints waste lead; new CEO for TSA

SLR appoints waste lead; new CEO for TSA

SLR Consulting has appointed a waste veteran to lead the firm's waste and resource management services in Asia Pacific. And Tyre Stewardship Australia has welcomed a new leader, former CEO of the Society of Automotive Engineers - Australasia.

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Energy accountants: specialist skills that support your energy management objectives

Energy accountants: specialist skills that support your energy management objectives

We are increasingly seeing the emergence of 'energy accounting' for large energy using businesses in response to a range of cost risks and disclosure requirements.

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Legal Eagle: Application of the Eligible Waste Fuels Guidelines explained

Legal Eagle: Application of the Eligible Waste Fuels Guidelines explained

In January 2015, the NSW EPA released the NSW Energy from Waste Policy Statement (EfW Policy Statement). The EfW Policy Statement is current and has the purpose of setting out "the policy framework and overarching criteria that apply to facilities in...

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New York energy reformer appointed new AEMO CEO

New York energy reformer appointed new AEMO CEO

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has appointed Audrey Zibelman, one of the heads of New York's energy reform plan - Reforming the Energy Vision (REV), as its new chief executive.

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Evolution, not revolution: reforms proposed for the NSW planning system

Evolution, not revolution: reforms proposed for the NSW planning system

Proposed changes to the planning system will impact developments in NSW. Anyone with a current or future development project or modification should consider seeking advice on the potential implications for their development and whether or not to lodge...

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CCS plays a crucial role in decarbonising the future

CCS plays a crucial role in decarbonising the future

According to the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, the world must wake up to the crucial role carbon capture and storage (CCS) is playing in decarbonising the future.

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Sustainalytics struggles in Singapore, pulls out of market

Sustainalytics struggles in Singapore, pulls out of market

Global consultancy firm Sustainalytics has closed its office in the country and is now turning its focus to regional operations in Australia and Japan, after the company struggled with Singapore's soft market conditions.

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