Operating costs

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Energy costs
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Policy report

Our plan for lower energy costs for small business

National Party policy document outlining their plans to lower energy costs for Australian small businesses.
Conference paper

Economic, social and spatial effect of transforming private vehicle fleet in Brisbane

Transformation of the motor vehicle fleet has been an important feature of the world’s peak car phenomenon. Very few urban transport studies have explored such important changes in large urban cities. Using an innovative green vehicle datasets constructed for 2009 and 2014, this paper investigates...
Conference paper

Energy cost impact of non-residential energy code requirements

The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code contains 396 separate requirements applicable to non-residential buildings; however, there is no systematic analysis of the energy cost impact of each requirement. Consequently, with limited building department resources, the efforts for plan review, inspection, and training may not be...
Journal article

How much energy do building energy codes save? Evidence from California houses

Regulations governing the energy efficiency of new buildings have become a cornerstone of US environmental policy. California enacted the first such codes in 1978 and has tightened them every few years since. I evaluate the resulting energy savings three ways: comparing energy used by houses...
Technical report

Industrial energy efficiency and material substitution in carbon-intensive sectors

Energy is needed in industry for a number of technologies and processes, including cross- cutting technologies such as steam, motors, compressed air, pumps, heating and cooling, as well as specific processes in energy-intensive sectors (Chemicals, Iron and Steel, Cement, Pulp and Paper, Non-Ferrous Metals, and...
Technical report

Energy costs and export competitiveness: evidence from Australian industries

Energy costs’ impact on industrial competitiveness is not well known in Australia. This paper investigates this question empirically by undertaking a two-part analysis.
Report

Energy shock: no gas, no power, no future?

This report was based on survey responses from the CEOs of 285 private-sector businesses across Australia in October and November 2016. It draws on multiple lines of evidence that confirm that energy prices are rising fast across the National Electricity Market and Eastern Australian gas...