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AGL Energy

16 June 2021
4 min Read

What it means to offset carbon

As we transition to a new energy future, Australians are increasingly looking to live more sustainable lives – by minimising and mitigating their carbon emissions. But how does carbon offsetting work?

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João Segorbe

30 July 2020
4 minute read

Charting the pathway to the future

Our strategy and our Climate Statement come together in the belief that Australia’s energy future will be affordable and smart. Importantly, it will be low emissions based, helping tackle climate change.

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AGL Energy

17 July 2020
2 minute read

You little butane at Wallumbilla

Butane is a useful gas, with almost limitless applications. In fact, you’ve probably used some today already with your own hands. And now we’re using it in a world-first to power one of our Queensland sites in a more sustainable and efficient way.

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Theo Comino

1 June 2020
4 minute read

Explainer: TCFD and climate-related risk modelling

As we transition into a new energy future, climate-related risks are a major consideration. That’s why we regularly model future scenarios in accordance with the TCFD.

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AGL Energy

5 May 2020
4 minute read

LED there be light

How many dollars does it take to change tens of thousands of light bulbs? We know exactly how many: $500,000, every year, just in maintenance costs. That’s one of many reasons we’re upgrading our power station lighting to long-lasting LEDs.

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AGL Energy

6 March 2020
2 minute read

Devils in the details

While AGL operates some of the biggest solar farms in Australia, there’s no doubt the smaller projects can have a big impact too – like the solar and battery system on the Devil Ark conservation facility in remote NSW.

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AGL Energy

18 April 2019
3 minute read

Solar powered Easter eggs

We all know about (and expect) the increased energy that comes with eating chocolate, but have you ever thought about the amount of energy it takes to make it? It takes a lot of cooling to keep Easter eggs at the perfect eating temperature. That’s why Heritage Fine Chocolates (now Darrell Lea Chocolates), have installed AGL solar panels at their Rowville factory - reducing their energy costs and emissions.

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Theo Comino

30 January 2019
8 minute read

Tracking our carbon disclosure performance

AGL has responded to the CDP climate change survey since 2011. Last week, scores were announced for 2018 submissions. AGL again achieved a score of ‘B’ putting us in the management band, and above the electricity sector and Oceania regional averages.

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Theo Comino

3 December 2018
11 minute read

How are we accounting for climate-related risks?

In 2015 during the climate negotiations in Paris, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York, announced the creation of a new task force, which would help investors understand their financial exposure to climate risk and help companies disclose this information in a clear and consistent way.

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Kurt Winter

30 April 2018
3 minute read

Submission to Victorian Interim Emissions Targets Independent Expert Panel

Victoria’s Climate Change Act legislated a long-term emissions reduction target for Victoria of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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Kurt Winter

29 March 2018
5 minute read

Submission in response to the Safeguard Mechanism Consultation

In February 2018, the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy released a consultation paper outlining proposed changes to..

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Kurt Winter

13 March 2018
3 minute read

Submission to Senate inquiry into the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill 2017

On 8 February 2018, the Senate referred the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill 2017 to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry.

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Kurt Winter

28 September 2017
3 minute read

Submission to the Review of the Carbon Farming Initiative Legislation and the Emissions Reduction Fund

AGL's recent submission to the Review of the Carbon Farming Initiative Legislation and the Emissions Reduction Fund.

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Kurt Winter

15 August 2017
4 minute read

Submission to the Senate inquiry into the current and future impacts of climate change on housing, buildings and infrastructure

AGL's recent submission to the Senate inquiry into the current and future impacts of climate change on housing, buildings and infrastructure.

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Kurt Winter

4 August 2017
4 minute read

Submission in response to Senate inquiry into the implications of climate change for Australia's national security

AGL's recent submission in response to Senate inquiry into the implications of climate change for Australia's national security.

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Rosanna Vazey

21 July 2017
3 minute read

CDP - Climate Change Survey 2017 submission

On 30 June 2017 AGL submitted our 2017 CDP climate change survey response covering our operations in the 2015/2016 financial year.

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Theo Comino

30 June 2017
7 minute read

Final Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)

As businesses increasingly take action to address the effects of climate change on their day-to-day operations and long-term strategies, a growing number of investors are demanding better information on those actions.

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AGL Energy

11 May 2017
4 minute read

AGL submission to the 2017 Climate Policy Review

AGL has made a submission to the Federal Government 2017 review of climate policies.

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AGL Energy

17 March 2017
5 minutes read

Submission to the Ministerial Forum on Vehicle Emissions

The Ministerial Forum on Vehicle Emissions was established by the Australian Government to coordinate a whole-of-government approach to addressing emissions from motor vehicles.

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Tim Nelson

25 February 2017
5 minute read

Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry

AGL's response to the recent submission made to the Senate Select Committee into the Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure in a Warming World.