27 Jul 2017

This paper suggests that renewable cities are increasing in prominence as economic dependence on fossil fuels reduces.

Journal article
04 Dec 2018

This report compares the other countries' electricity prices to the prices paid by households in Australia’s contestable retail markets. And it develops an econometric analysis of the South Australian data to identify how South Australia’s prices have been affected by renewables and coal generation closure.

Report
02 Nov 2018

Solar-powered batteries are the key to a future without electricity grids for Polynesian countries in the Pacific.

Article
10 Sep 2018

The Australian Energy Statistics is the authoritative and official source of energy statistics for Australia to support decision making, and help understand how our energy supply and use is changing.  This edition contains the latest data for 2016–17.

Report
13 Sep 2019

This edition contains data to 2017–18 for Australian energy consumption, production and trade, and calendar year 2018 for electricity generation.

Report
03 Sep 2019

Australia’s commitment to the Paris Agreement means cutting carbon emissions to near zero over the next 30 years. This must be done at the lowest cost, while ensuring energy supplies remain reliable. This policy paper argues that Australia needs new foundations to underpin its energy policy reform agenda.

Working paper
12 Aug 2019

This guide provides methods for retrofitting commercial buildings to improve performance while reducing energy and carbon use.

Guide
18 Aug 2017

Emerging results from practice-based research demonstrate that energy efficient houses often do not meet theoretical energy use based on the current standards of residential buildings. A factor influencing this inconsistency is related to user behaviour and everyday practices. The objective of this research is to uncover some of the complexities associated with the practices of heating and cooling in the home, which are influenced by motivations, knowledge and technologies, including the use of photovoltaic panels.

Journal article
23 Jul 2019

The White Gum Valley (WGV) and other projects in the CRC for Low Carbon Living have created rich data for energy and water systems in exemplar low carbon precincts. The stored and dynamic data have been retained through other projects. The utilisation of the data in a real-life situation through visualisation has been the subject of this project. The visualisation will be through an array of dedicated screens in the Legacy Living Lab, a Circular Economy building, which will be positioned on the East Village (Fremantle) precinct in September 2019.

Report
01 Jan 2015

Energy cooperatives, in which citizens volunteer their time, have become a symbol for a citizen-led energy change. However, new energy cooperatives find it difficult to establish because they are at a disadvantage compared to large suppliers since Renewable Energy Sources Act amendment. New business models are now in demand that help to establish this model on the energy market alongside municipal utilities and private utilities. For example, cooperative members need to build up know-how, create full-time jobs and mobilise risk capital.
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Journal article
31 Oct 2017

This paper investigates the development of, and changes in, the field of community renewable energy in Denmark since it commenced in the late 1970s. The focus is on community wind projects.

Journal article