In response to COVID-19 the ESS team is now working remotely until further notice. Contingency planning has enabled the ESS team to maintain business as usual at this stage. For ease of communication, we prefer you email us if you need to get in touch. Our phone line is still operating as well. More information on IPART’s response can be found here

ANNOUNCEMENT: The new ESS Rule commenced on 30 March 2020. Please click here for comprehensive information.


The Energy Savings Scheme (ESS) reduces energy consumption in NSW by creating financial incentives for organisations to invest in energy savings projects.

Energy savings are achieved by installing, improving or replacing energy savings equipment.