Gas Week

EWN Publishing

Archive for the ‘Energy Efficiency’ Category

Carlton United Brewery site on Sydney’s Broadway plans to generate own electricity, for new 11-tower site

Posted by gasweek on 9 October, 2007

According to Catharine Munro, urban affairs editor, for The Sydney Morning Herald, (28/9/2007, p.5), the new owners of the Carlton United Brewery site on Broadway planned to generate their own electricity. Stanley Quek, a medical doctor from Singapore and the major shareholder of Frasers Property, said power cogeneration was one of a number of measures he was looking at to reduce the development’s greenhouse footprint. “We believe it’s worth careful consideration because the initial evidence we have is that it’s viable on the site,” Dr Quek told the Herald.

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements

Posted in Energy Efficiency, NSW, Volume 2603 | Leave a Comment »

Howard and Costello throw principles of TPA “out the window” with predatory-pricing amendment

Posted by gasweek on 5 October, 2007

The Federal Government was of course a team effort, so while Howard was said to be the brains of the radical change to the [Trade Practices] law, it was actually done under the name of Treasurer Peter Costello who, by definition, deserved equal condemnation, wrote John Durie in The Australian (19/9/2007, p.48). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Australia, Energy Efficiency, Gas, Regulation, Retail, Volume 2603 | Leave a Comment »

WA’s Northern Goldfields BHP Billiton wants to dominate the region the same way as WMC did for more than 30 years

Posted by gasweek on 5 October, 2007

BHP Billiton wants to dominate the region the same way as WMC did for more than 30 years as the partner of choice for the smaller miners around Kambalda and further north, according to Michael Vaughan, in The Australian Financial Review, (24/9/2007, p. 15). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Australia, Energy Efficiency, Gas, nickel, Volume 2603 | Leave a Comment »

Multinational mercenaries: Iraq private-security contractors still immune from Iraqi law

Posted by gasweek on 5 October, 2007

Their helicopters buzzed through the Baghdad sky, their patrols bristled with the latest weaponry and their armoured vehicles carried the latest high-tech gadgets, wrote Paul Tait in The Canberra Times (22/9/2007, p.B2). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Australia, Defense, Energy Efficiency, Gas, Iraq, Volume 2603 | Leave a Comment »

New networking tool to help create enviro-friendly, and profitable, commercial buildings

Posted by gasweek on 4 October, 2007

Better known as the plaything of Gener­ation Y, online social networking technology has been put to use by the commercial prop­erty sector, with the launch of a $1.5 million online encyclopedia and networking tool to help create environmentally friendly and profitable commercial buildings, reported The Sydney Morning Herald (29/9/2007, p.60).

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Energy Efficiency, Volume 2602 | Leave a Comment »

Proposed Vic enviro protection regs: large commercial and industrial energy, water users to develop Environment and Resource Efficiency Plan (EREP)

Posted by gasweek on 26 September, 2007

Notice was given in accordance with section ii of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1994 of the proposed making of the Environment Protection (Environment, and Resource Efficiency Plans) Regulations 2007, in The Age (21/9/2007, p.17). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Energy Efficiency, Policy, Regulation, Volume 2601 | Leave a Comment »