The Energy Efficiency in Government Operations (EEGO) Policy requires the preparation of an annual whole-of-government report on the total energy use and estimated greenhouse gas emissions of Australian Government departments and agencies.
The primary function of the annual reports is to:
- present a breakdown of energy use in the Australian Government's operations, according to activity type, portfolio and agency
- compare Australian Government agencies' energy efficiency in relation to the targets set in the EEGO policy
- present a best estimate of the greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the activities of the Australian Government.
The reporting process is subject to public scrutiny through tabling of the report in Parliament.