Benefits for Me


10 reasons why we should be energy efficient and use renewable energy

  1. Renewable energy technologies are clean sources of energy. They have a low environmental impact thereby reducing the amount of air pollution which affects asthma sufferers.
  2. Fossil fuels are finite and will someday be depleted. Renewable energy will not run out. Ever.
  3. Fossil fuel, gas and oil reserves are becoming more expensive and difficult to find and they impact on our households with fluctuating fuel prices and shortages.
  4. Using renewable energy continuously improves our energy security ensuring that we have energy when we need it.
  5. Energy efficiency saves money, protects the environment, enhances industry productivity and competitiveness, and contributes to energy reliability and security.
  6. Increased energy efficiency in homes, businesses and industry can provide financial benefits through reducing electricity bills and lowering greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants, thereby improving our environment.
  7. By investing in energy efficiency practices and products, the government, industry, business and households will benefit financially, socially and environmentally.
  8. Reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions and saving money are not the only benefits of business energy efficiency.
  9. Rewards also include improved corporate citizenship, better community and customer relations, increased staff productivity and product output, reduced maintenance costs and improved workplace health and safety.
  10. Improvements in energy efficiency also contribute to the competitiveness of industry and assist in better managing energy demand.