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NABERS on precincts and trigen: here’s some feedback

An in depth review of the Nabers consultation paper on trigeneration and it’s potential effects on Precinct Trigeneration and District Energy http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/archives/37684 Jonathan Prendergast, Director of Prendergast Projects, authored this paper.  

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City of Sydney to install1.25MW of rooftop solar

City of Sydney to install 1.25MW of solar panels across Sydney roofs, to achieve goal  of 30% renewable energy production and reducing 2,100 tonnes of CO2 p.a http://reneweconomy.com.au

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Funding Announced for Community Energy Efficiency Program

Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, yesterday announced $42 million of funding as part of the Community Energy Efficiency Program. 63 recipients will receive the funding for various projects including HVAC efficiency projects, trigeneration for aquatic centres … Continue reading

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Case study: Aalborg in Denmark taps alternative low carbon energy

A look into the success of the District Heating system in Aalborg, Denmark, and the potential for District Energy in Australia on The Fifth Estate. http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/archives/33729 Jonathan Prendergast, Director of Prendergast Project, authored this case study.

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City of Sydney’s Green Infrastructure Project Gets Green Light

City of Sydney and Cogent sign contract for the establishment of the nations first city wide low carbon network. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-04-03/city-of-sydney-signs-green-energy-deal/3929314?section=nsw and a Fifth State article with more detail on the historic signing of the agreement and project details. http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/archives/33538 Prendergast … Continue reading

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Dandenong cogeneration is good for business – GE CEO

General Electric (GE) Energy CEO believes Dandenong’s new cogeneration is good for business and Dandenong. Read more at http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/archives/33280 Prendergast Projects provided project management, client representation, technical and commerical consulting services to Places Victoria on this project.

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Switching off the New way to save.

Switching off the new way to save money and electricity. An old idea that seems to be forgotten in a time when electricity prices and consumption is rising. http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/its-time-to-switch-on-to-the-great-switch-off-20120307-1ukby.html

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Global Mail on Electricity Network Expenditure Issues

Global Mail starts with a bang. A good analysis of our electricity grid and supply issues facing our community. http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/the-hidden-cost-of-infinite-energy-part-1/19/

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New Government Services Building in Dandenong achieves 6 Star Green Star

The new Grocon developed Government Services Building, the first development in the Revitalising Central Dandenong project (by Places Victoria), has been accredited 6 Star Green Star Office Design (v 3). This rating is equivalent to worlds best practice. http://www.gbca.org.au/project-directory.asp#976 The … Continue reading

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New Cogeneration Plant in Dandenong to Provide Low Carbon Energy

A new cogeneration plant in Dandenong will provide low carbon electricity and heating to existing and future buildings in Dandenong. Read More at http://dandenong-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/green-light-for-an-energy-first-in-dandenong/ Prendergast Projects provided project management, client representation, technical and commerical consulting services to Places Victoria on this … Continue reading

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