Ironbark a NATA-accredited Inspection Body for Street Light Luminaires

In order to strengthen our standing as a respected, independent assessor of new street light technologies, Ironbark is thrilled to announce that we…

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Ku-ring-gai Council Moving on from the Old CCP Target

Ku-ring-gai Council staff inherited a Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) target of 20% reduction on 2000 levels by 2020. Council needed to determine…

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One Planet Geraldton? The Easy Way to Develop a One Planet Gap Analysis

The City of Greater Geraldton and the surrounding region are simply beautiful. It is known for its beaches, natural resources, the Abrolhos Islands…

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The 2014 Federal Budget: Are CEEP Projects Safe?

Ironbark have been working with 35 of the 39 Victorian councils who were successful in applying for street lighting funding through round two of CEEP.…

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The Emissions Reduction Fund, Greg Hunt and Local Government

There has been a lot written about the Federal Government’s Direct Action policy, but we’ve found less about the impacts and opportunities for…

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Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Dumped

Victorian councils and communities have benefitted greatly from the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET), which commenced in 2009 and was…

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LEDs Ready to Roll in SP Ausnet

Distribution Business SP Ausnet has responded to Local Government requests to make available an LED street light option for residential streets. SP…

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First of 6,900 Inefficient Lights Changed Over in Whittlesea!

Yep, another one! The City of Whittlesea has begun their energy efficient street lighting changeover. Council are changing a massive 6,900 street…

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Yarra Ranges Shire Begins Changeover of 7,000 Street Lights

It's well and truly happening. Old inefficient electricity-guzzling street lights are coming down throughout Victoria. In Yarra Ranges there are 7,000…

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Analysis of the Moreland Alternative Street Lighting Maintenance Announcement

Councils in Victoria are excited at the news that Moreland City Council have announced their preferred contractor for a Public Lighting Services…

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Open Space Lighting: Low-Hanging Fruit for Reducing Council Emissions

Lighting in open spaces such as parks, sports facilities and car parks contribute around 10-15% of a council's emissions and costs associated with…

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Creating Stronger, More Efficient Councils at Zero Upfront Cost

Ironbark and Alleasing have put their heads together to come up with a simple model for councils to achieve energy savings at no capital cost.…

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