Renewable energy sources

Audio program
12 January 2017

2017 is set to be a big year for the government on climate policy.

Journal article
4 January 2017

The aim of this paper is to analyses residential solar PV feed-in tariffs (FiT) policy history to inform the development of a sustainable flexible pricing regime to enhance the diffusion of energy...

Discussion paper
11 December 2016

Examines energy distribution networks, whose traditional role in transmitting electricity from distant powerplants to homes and businesses – and the value of the expensive poles and wires they use...

9 December 2016

This report examines three emissions reduction mechanisms -- market-based (emissions intensity target), technology subsidy (extension of the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target) and government...

Journal article
8 December 2016

This article questions the ability of current market frameworks to instigate large-scale, long-term systemic change to generation and network patterns in Australia.

10 November 2016

This submission focuses on the following questions: Why is a managed exit pathway for coal generators necessary? What are criteria for an appropriate exit pathway? What are the essential elements...

9 November 2016

The purpose of this blueprint is to describe the necessary interventions to enable a smooth and fair transition to clean energy. 

26 October 2016

It’s not enough for our energy system to function in an engineering sense, or to support viable energy suppliers. It also has to function in the interest of consumers, argues Australian Industry...

25 October 2016

Too often Australians are told they must choose between jobs or cutting pollution. As this report argues, this is a false and destructive choice for Australians.

16 October 2016

Built on data from 3649 cities, this report charts pathways to greater deployment of renewables. It highlights best practices and provides an overview of policy and technology options.