You are here

FAST Record ID: 
1074275

Search Collection:

Energy resources

Report

22 Nov 2017

This year we present a combined report addressing performance, affordability, and compliance outcomes. It is a requirement of the National Energy Retail Law that this information is published annually.

The report covers the territory and states where the Retail Law applies: the ACT...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio interview

21 Nov 2017

Australia's Chief Scientist Alan Finkel predicts power bills will continue to rise and energy supply will be less reliable unless Australia develops better storage systems — particularly for days when the sun doesn't shine or the wind doesn't blow.

A...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Report

21 Nov 2017

The Victorian Energy Market Report is your guide to how the electricity and gas market is performing. It aims to help customers understand how the energy retail market works and what they need to do to get the best out of it.

This report provides an in depth account of customers’...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Report

16 Nov 2017

This Analysis argues it is unlikely China will assume an international leadership position on climate, at least in Xi Jinping’s new term of office. However, longer-term technological and economic change, as well as a shift in the way the country presents itself on the world stage, suggest that...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 

Report

09 Nov 2017

Hydraulic fracturing (more commonly known as “fracking”) is a controversial process used to extract natural gas from unconventional resources. It has been applied commercially since the 1950s but has recently become a subject of intense debate. This is due to the massive increase in gas produced...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Discussion paper

08 Nov 2017

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) regulates energy markets and networks in jurisdictions other than Western Australia.

The energy market is in transition, and our work takes place in the context of significant technological, behavioural and systemic change. Our work places consumers...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Report

31 Oct 2017

This review is looking at Parts 8 to 12 of the National Gas Rules (NGR) to address concerns that consumers may be paying more than necessary for gas pipeline services.

The interim report summarises stakeholder submissions to the issues paper and sets out issues for further consideration...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Report

30 Oct 2017

Queensland is rich in energy resources of...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Discussion paper

19 Oct 2017

The Minerals Council of Australia featured in 1,594 Australian news stories in the last year mentioning coal. This was three times more than iron ore, far more than any other mineral.

Yet only 16 of the MCA’s 45 members mine coal at all. Just 3 are entirely focused on thermal coal. The...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Research report

19 Oct 2017

On September 1, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague (as a registry for a conciliation commission established under UN the Convention on Law of the Sea or UNCLOS) announced that Timor-Leste and Australia have agreed on the central elements of a maritime boundary delimitation in the...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Statistics

09 Oct 2017

Most Australians support a Clean Energy Target and they want it to build renewables, including most voters for the Coalition and One Nation, according to this polling.

The Australia Institute surveyed 1,421 Australians in September 2017 about whether they supported a new Clean Energy...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Briefing paper

03 Oct 2017

The Australia Institute regularly conducts polling on a range of public policy issues. The Australia Institute surveyed 1,421 Australians between 17 and 26 September 2017 about whether they support or oppose their state government implementing a moratorium on fracking for gas and an increased...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Report

28 Sep 2017

The Emissions Audit tracks Australia’s emissions of greenhouse gases from the combustion of fossil fuels – this issue contains data up to the end of June 2017. The Emissions Audit will therefore give readers the most up to date possible advice on how Australia is tracking towards meeting its...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Report

19 Sep 2017

A community energy project is a renewable energy or energy efficiency project that a community develops, delivers and benefits from. Examples include a cooperative that raises funds to construct a small wind farm, or a community group that organises a bulk buy of solar panels for installation on...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 

Report

14 Sep 2017

Energy supply and use in Australia continues to change. The type of energy we use and how we use this energy is changing, as new technologies are adopted, as our economy changes in structure and as our awareness of our energy use grows. Energy production is increasingly export-oriented as our...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Audio program

06 Sep 2017

As leaders gather for the Pacific Island Forum, concerns have been raised that Australia's continuing support of coal as a source of energy and export revenue is causing resentment in the region. Liam Fox reports.

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 

Report

04 Sep 2017

This report explores some of the macro trends shaping social and economic inclusion in Australia, including workforce transitions and increasing wealth and income inequality. It considers the ways in which these trends impact on access to affordable energy supplies and participation in the...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Discussion paper

28 Aug 2017

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has published draft versions of its new demand management incentive scheme and innovation allowance mechanism. The scheme and allowance mechanism will complement our ongoing reforms targeting consumer choice and more efficient network pricing outcomes. These...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Report

24 Aug 2017

The intent of this report is to examine approaches to ensuring Australia’s energy sources are resilient.

It discusses Australia’s energy continuity needs from a complex system-of-systems perspective and details several systemic vulnerabilities that contribute to potential gaps in the...

Share
APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s): 

Strategy

13 Jul 2017

This plan outlines the action that the Victorian government is taking to encourage investment in our energy sector and to ensure Victorians continue to benefit from a renewable, affordable and reliable energy system into the future.

The Renewable Energy Action Plan invests $146 million...

Share
Geographic Coverage: 
Broad Subject Area(s):