The Energy Efficiency Opportunities program encourages large
energy-using businesses to improve their energy efficiency by
requiring them to identify, evaluate and report publicly on cost
effective energy savings opportunities.
Its requirements are set out in the Energy Efficiency
Opportunities legislation, which came into effect on 1 July 2006.
Industry guidelines and other program support material are also
available to help large energy-using businesses understand their
The program aims to encourage companies to achieve significantly
improved energy productivity to benefit themselves and the wider
economy. Participation is mandatory for corporations that use more
than 0.5 petajoules (PJ) of energy per year (approximately
equivalent to the energy used by 10,000 households).
Learn more at the EEO website.