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Putting Energy Efficiency to Work

Around the country, Australians are looking for opportunities to decarbonise, driven by the need to make rapid emissions reductions to meet our net zero goal.

New research commissioned by ANZ and the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC) shows energy efficiency and electrification together can deliver 40 per cent of Australia’s emissions reductions, at low cost. This report also examines additional benefits of energy efficiency in reducing costs, improving health and wellbeing, and enabling affordable energy systems. 

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Energy efficiency plays a critical role in getting to net zero by

Delivering up to 18.5 per cent of Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction targets at low cost.

Combined with electrification, delivering almost 40 per cent of Australia’s 2050 net zero target.

Putting downward pressure on energy bills for both households and business.

Forgotten Fuel series

Putting Energy Efficiency to Work is the first of three reports in the Forgotten Fuel series, a collaboration between ANZ and the EEC that will seek to unpack the benefits of energy efficiency for businesses and households.

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Our purpose at ANZ is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. Learn more about our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) approach.

Sustainable finance

ANZ provides large corporates sustainable finance solutions to help in their transition to a net zero economy. 

Clean energy finance for small businesses

ANZ has partnered with Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to provide discounted finance on approved clean energy technology to our small business customers.

For more information on key themes and how they relate to your business, get in touch with your ANZ contact or email us.

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