The 2015 REES Annual Report has been prepared in accordance with the
Commission’s reporting obligations under the Electricity and Gas Regulations and
the Ministerial Protocol for REES. The report assesses the REES outcomes in
2015; in particular, achievement against the 2015 Ministerial targets for
undertaking energy audits and energy efficiency activities in South Australian
households and businesses.
The key 2015 outcomes were:
- all energy audit and energy efficiency targets were met in 2015. Many
obliged retailers have significant energy credits to carryover to subsequent
- A total of 8,692 energy audits were undertaken and obliged retailers applied
an additional 1,679 energy audit credits (earned in prior years). Overall the
2015 target was exceeded by 83 percent.
- 1,118,820 gigajoules (GJ) of energy savings were delivered in 2015. When
prior year credits are included, the energy efficiency target was exceeded by 35
- 2015 was the first year that activities could be undertaken in businesses
(referred to as commercial activities). Thirty seven percent of energy savings
in 2015 were from commercial activities; 17 percent from commercial lighting and
20 percent from commercial showerheads. In 2015, 1,284 businesses received REES
A detailed REES
Time Series Data (xls) is provided in a Excel based
spreadsheet, covering performance data, which is designed to
assist researchers and other persons with an interest in examining specific
results and trends.
Previous REES annual reports