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JCU - Award Winning Energy Management

Green Gown Award

We take energy management seriously at James Cook University. That's why we’ve won numerous awards for our Integrated Approach to Energy Management on our Townsville Campus which reduced energy consumption by 25%, reduced carbon emissions by 10,600 tonnes per annum and resulted in a peak demand reduction of 40%, saving JCU over $3 million per annum compared to business as usual.

Our awards include:

  • The 2012 Green Gown Awards Australasia for Carbon Reduction

  • The 2012 Clean Energy Innovation Award at the Premier’s Sustainability Awards

  • The 2011 TEFMA Innovation Award

  • The 2010 Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability

JCU is committed to reducing its energy use and has implemented several programs and initiatives focused on improving energy efficiency, conservation and management.

TEFMA Innovation Award 2011Environmental Sustainability Award - Australian Business Awards