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27 Jun 2017

Dr Alan Finkel and a panel of experts discussing the recently released 'Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market', with an emphasis on achieving security, reliability, cost and emissions objectives for the NEM.

Research report

25 Oct 2016

Unmeasured methane leakage and fugitive emissions from unconventional gasfields could cause Australia to fail its Paris climate commitments.

This report, commissioned by The Australia Institute, found that:

Several major potential sources of methane emissions are assumed to be zero under Australia’s accounting and...

Research report

26 Aug 2015

Examines the future of domestic gas across the interconnected eastern-Australian gas market.

Executive Summary

Following on from our research into “domestic gas” demand specific to New South Wales, the University of Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI) have examined the future of domestic gas...

Research report

28 Jan 2015

This paper argues that gas demand in New South Wales could fall to as much as half within ten years, meaning that gas investments being made now might never pay off.


Network costs often make up the largest part of a...


20 Aug 2010
This plan deonstrates that it is technically possible to reach 100% renewable energy for Australia within a decade.

The Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan is a reserach collaboration between Beyond Zero Emissions and the University of Melbourne.

This plan shows that it is...

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