The emphasis in the current policy setting is on greenhouse gas reduction and assisting households to transition to a low-carbon future. Energy efficiency measures are a key element of the Government’s approach, in addition to an emissions trading scheme and the renewable energy target. The Energy labelling and Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) under the Equipment Energy Efficiency (E3) program seek to address problems relating to lack of information on the energy performance of appliances and equipment and incentives that may result in poor energy efficiency choices.

Presentation of LED lighting consultation sessions held in Australia and New Zealand in September 2015. The presentation provides an overview of the LED Product Profile and discusses its findings, policy options and identified areas where additional data would be useful.