Energy Innovation Services
hrl: has extensive experience in providing consultancy to assist organisations and plant operators to increase the energy efficiency of their operations. Similarly hrl: draws on the considerable expertise of its personnel in helping organisations to develop, implement and operate innovative energy projects.
Undertaking energy audits, conducting bench tests or pilot studies, energy modelling, feasibility studies, verification measurements of the energy or carbon savings, process optimisation, and engineering calculations on project returns.
Expertise is provided across a spectrum of innovative energy options including renewables such as biomass, solar, wind and hydro in support of client projects. hrl: also assists with projects being developed as part of Australia's Renewable Energy Target (RET) program and Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).
Specific areas of expertise include:
Energy efficiency consultancy services
Australia's state and federal governments operate schemes to promote greater energy efficiency by businesses including the:
- New South Wales Government's Sustainability Advantage and Energy Savings Schemeo
- Victorian Government's Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme
hrl: offers a range of services and expertise to organisations that wish to increase their energy efficiency, or to meet their obligations under federal or state government efficiency schemes.
Renewable energy program services
Australia's Renewable Energy Target (RET) is a Federal Government policy designed to ensure that at least 33,000 Gigawatt-hour (GWh) of Australia's electricity comes from renewable sources by 2020.
hrl: provides services and expertise to support those businesses involved in helping to achieve Australia's mandatory renewable energy target.
Biomass and alternative fuels services
In setting a national renewable energy target the Australian Government aims to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies including biomass and development of a burgeoning renewable energy industry. hrl: offers experience and expertise in researching, developing, constructing and optimising biomass-to-energy conversion projects.