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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.

Draft report

24 Nov 2017

The aim of this guideline is to provide the community, industry and regulators with guidance on the planning framework for the assessment and approval of large-scale solar energy development proposals.


22 Nov 2017

This report shows increased numbers of electricity disconnections, higher levels of energy debt held by those customers not in a formal hardship program and fewer customers successfully completing hardship programs than in the previous year.


21 Nov 2017

This report provides an in depth account of customers’ experiences in the Victorian electricity and gas markets in 2016–17.

Audio interview

21 Nov 2017

California Energy Commissioner, Andrew McAllister, says Australia is too overly focussed on the transition from fossil fuels to renewables.


16 Nov 2017

China cannot assume an international leadership position on climate until it deepens its domestic energy transition and greens its overseas investments.


9 Nov 2017

With current gas prices in Australia soaring, fracking has the potential to relieve the burden, but implementing it will be challenging due to strong opposition, a lack of popularity and state government bans on the process.

Discussion paper

8 Nov 2017

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has released this discussion paper to commence a consultation process to identify profitability measures conducted by electricity and gas network businesses and the data required to calculate these measures.


31 Oct 2017

The AEMC has published this interim report for the review into the effectiveness of gas pipeline regulation.


30 Oct 2017

This report highlights the significant potential for Queensland’s clean energy future, as fourteen clean energy projects, the highest number in Australia, get under construction this year alone.

Discussion paper

19 Oct 2017

Media analysis in this report shows that over the last year, the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has overwhelmingly focused its energy on promoting coal and opposing cleaner energy sources like renewables.

Research report

19 Oct 2017

The long and complicated history between Timor-Leste and Australia over the Timor Sea offers two salient lessons for contemporary maritime order in Asia.


9 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.

Briefing paper

3 Oct 2017

A new national poll on gas issues shows voters overwhelming support state fracking moratoriums and blame exports for gas price rises.


Providing a comprehensive, up-to-date indication of key greenhouse gas and energy trends in Australia
28 Sep 2017

Australia’s energy emissions continue to increase, breaking all-time records. Petroleum, in particular diesel consumption, is the main driver of emission increases.


19 Sep 2017

This report outlines the benefits of community energy projects, how their uptake can be encouraged, whether they can be expanded beyond solar and wind power and how challenges specific to metropolitan projects can be overcome.


14 Sep 2017

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.

Audio program

6 Sep 2017

The leaders of small Pacific island countries say Australia's continuing support of coal as a source of energy and export revenue, is causing resentment in the region.


4 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.

Discussion paper

28 Aug 2017

This consultation paper has been released by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to engage stakeholder views on reforms targeting consumer choice and more efficient electricity network pricing outcomes.