Businesses gain a competitive advantage when they join the NSW Government Energy Savings Scheme (ESS) but how can government entities such as TAFEs, councils, hospitals and fire departments make the scheme work for them?

The NSW ESS provides both businesses and government entities with additional financial incentives for energy savings projects, in the form of energy savings certificates (ESCs). Certificates are provided for every megawatt hour (MWh) of electricity saved in eligible activities and can be sold to mandatory participants. Businesses can either bring…