13 Jun 2019

Australia has over 2 million PV installations given a combined capacity of over 11.1 gigawatts as of January 2019. This area experienced extremely rapid growth between 2010 and 2013 and has continued to grow. As Australia’s high capacity of PV installations, distributed energy markets have been established to capitalise on the available energy.

Report
01 Apr 2017

This is the second and final report for the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living research project RP3038, Lower income barriers to low carbon living. The first report, Summary of focus group and survey findings, detailed the findings from our focus group discussions with lower income households across four Australian jurisdictions.

Report
08 Nov 2017

This discussion paper provides an overview of the challenges, opportunities and solutions to providing regional NSW with affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity.

Discussion paper
23 Jun 2017

This resource suggests that there are a wide range of financial and non-financial barriers limiting the ability of lower income households to address energy deprivation.

Fact sheet
13 Apr 2018

This discussion paper highlights the need for understanding the ultimate impact on electricity prices when making any changes to how transmission infrastructure is planned, built and operated. 

Discussion paper
28 Nov 2017

AEMO has released its 2017/18 summer readiness report, which outlines all actions taken to best prepare the National Electricity Market to meet Australian energy consumer requirements.

Report
03 Oct 2017

This report finds that the inevitable closure of ageing, inefficient, polluting coal plants provides a critical opportunity to move to a modern 21st Century electricity system.

Report
15 Jun 2017

In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.

Report
12 Aug 2016

South Australia’s business community is paying the price for a grid that is no longer fit for purpose.

Submission
12 Sep 2016

The past decade has seen the energy industry, and particularly electricity generation, transformed. As households install solar panels and communities develop renewable energy projects, electricity generation is rapidly becoming localised.
Community renewable energy projects are an important and increasing part of this transformation.

Discussion paper
26 Mar 2019

This paper looks at prices in the National Electricity Market before and after the closure of this Victorian power station in April 2017.

Working paper
01 Sep 2016

This report discusses electricity market design and regulation under high volumes of variable renewable energy sources (VRE) such as wind and solar power. It includes policy recommendations on how to reform current market and regulatory frameworks in order to accommodate high shares of VRE, in a timely, cost-effective and secure fashion.

Report