Introducing the BCSE

The Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) represents the interests of the renewables energy, cogeneration, gas-fired generation, waste-to-energy and energy efficiency industry. It has more than 250 organisations as members. It recently formed through the merger of the Australian EcoGeneration Association and the Sustainable Energy Industry Association.

Sponsoring Members

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Latest News

Blackouts and emissions are linked

Analysis of last week’s soaring electricity demand and the latest data on greenhouse gas emissions confirms the risk of blackouts will increase…read the full article here.

Growing Regional Australia

Renewable energy is growing regional Australia. Recent analysis by the BCSE reveals a staggering 93 per cent of renewable energy generation capacity is located in regional Australia.

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Cleaning up emissions – critical and achievable

Clean Energy Future Study

A groundbreaking study demonstrating it is possible to achieve a 50 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from Australia’s stationary energy sector by 2040.

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Renewable Energy Action Agenda Implementation Report

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Position Vacant: Industry Development Officer

The BCSE are in the process of recruiting an Industry Development Officer. If you are interested in applying please refer to the attached job advertisement and email your application to

Job Advertisement – Industry Development Officer

MRET Report: Analysis reveals fatal flaws

Monday 19th January

The Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy today said the MRET Review Panel Report released late last Friday contained a number of flawed assumptions about the renewable energy market in Australia. These had formed the basis of recommendations to the Government on the target and, if accepted, would undermine the future development of the Australian industry.

MRET Panel gets it wrong – will the Government get it right?

Friday 16th January

The Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy commented on the release today of the long awaited MRET Review Panel Report to Government into the future of the Mandatory Renewable Energy Target.

BCSE discusses importance of MRET

In the lead up to the long awaited independent Review Panel Report on the future of MRET the BCSE has prepared a number of position statements explaining the importance of strengthening MRET.

Explaining 2% MRET vs real 2%

The importance of increasing the Target

The importance of extending the MRET Scheme

PV and deeming – explaining the issues

Energy Efficiency Policy Paper

At the recent Business of Energy Efficiency Conference, the BCSE released a discussion paper on energy efficiency policy, “Driving Energy Efficiency”. The paper considers opportunities and potential of energy efficiency and outlines a number of policy initiatives.

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Carbon Market Series – Sustainable Energy

For location and dates, please click here.

BCSE National Conference – Sustainable Energy

Being held this year as part of Enviro

Sydney Convention Centre, 29-31 March

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ATRAA Conference

Darwin, 6 – 8 August

World Energy Congress

Sydney, 4 – 10 September

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Eco Generation

The magazine of the BCSE

Latest issue August/September

Inside: Assessment of projects under development and evaluation, cogeneration, connection guide for embedded generators, why supporting solar water heaters is costs effective, profiles on CSIRO Energy Centre and Bulman Solar Power Station and much more.

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