Energy efficiency policy

Energy efficiency policy

Helping to reduce living costs and achieve greater energy efficiency in New South Wales.

Energy Efficiency Action Plan

The Energy Efficiency Action Plan (EEAP) (PDF 1.1MB), launched in response to Goal 5 of NSW 2021, consists of 30 actions that focus on strengthening the energy efficiency market and helping NSW households, business and government to use energy more efficiently.

The actions focus on strengthening the energy efficiency market, and improving the use of power in homes, businesses and government agencies throughout the State.

With the overall goal of tackling the costs of living in New South Wales, the EEAP aims to reach the following targets:

  • achieve 16,000 GWh in energy savings per year by 2020
  • support 220,000 low income households to reduce energy use by up to 20 per cent by 2014
  • assist 50 per cent of NSW commercial floor space achieve a four-star NABERS energy and water rating by 2020, through the delivery of high-standard building retrofit programs.

Energy Efficiency Action Plan in action

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Page last updated: 19 May 2016