Energy efficiency programs evaluation

We regularly evaluate our programs to make sure we deliver value and provide evidence of the effectiveness of energy efficiency.

Home Energy Action Program

The Home Energy Action Program delivers energy efficiency improvements to low-income households across the state by helping them access energy-saving appliances and home improvements. The evaluation shows that the program saved 253,066 MWh of energy for program participants.

Read the Home Energy Action Program evaluation final report and the Summary of management response to the report.

Measuring savings from energy efficiency programs in NSW

These evaluation reports verify the energy and cost savings generated by the NSW Energy Efficiency Strategy which ran from 2007-2013.

Read the energy efficiency programs evaluation reports.

Energy Efficiency for Small Business Program

This program provided businesses with an on-site energy assessment and a tailored energy action plan. The evaluations show 93% of participants have implemented all or part of their plan.

Read the Energy Efficiency for Small Business Program evaluation reports.

Energy Efficiency Training Program

This award winning program focussed on improving businesses’ skills and knowledge in energy efficiency. Over 4 years it had 14,100 participants.

Read the Energy Efficiency Training Program evaluation reports.

Energy Saver programs

These programs focused on energy efficiency for businesses. The evaluations look at the program and participants’ progress and costs.

Read the Energy Saver programs evaluation reports.

Government Building Retrofit Program

This consisted of two programs, a small sites pilot in the Hunter, Illawarra and Sydney; and a large sites program which focussed on the largest energy-using services developing energy savings projects.

Read the Government Building Retrofit Program evaluation reports.

Home Power Savings Program

This program engaged with over 225,000 low income households. The evaluations provide detailed data which will help with future program development.

Read the Home Power Savings Program evaluation reports.

Home Saver Rebates program

This program provided financial incentives to households to choose energy and water efficient appliances and collectively, $1 billion in energy bills.

Read the Home Saver Rebates Program evaluation reports.

Our Place Regional Initiative

This initiative aims to connect communities with local environmental and sustainability activities and has so far reached 3500 people.

Read the Our Place Regional Initiative evaluation report.