Energy industries

Report

9 Jan 2018

China continued to be a global leader of investment in clean energy projects in 2017, defying an overall slowdown in Chinese overseas investment as the country further positioned itself to dominate in new energy technologies.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report found that short-term fuel issues and longer-term market challenges have combined to cause sustained high prices for wholesale electricity in New South Wales.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report contains an overview of the ‘top 10’ ranked issues facing Australia’s leaders in 2018, combined with analysis and forecasts from KPMG experts.

Report

1 Dec 2017

This report identifies the obstacles in the path of national progress and recommends policy solutions that will drive prosperity.

Report

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.

Discussion paper

24 Nov 2017

This paper highlights the difficulties that the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) presents to agriculture, manufacturing and other sectors of the economy.

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.

Report

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.

Report

21 Nov 2017

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

Report

20 Nov 2017

The project examines the scientific, technological, economic and social aspects of the role that energy storage can play in Australia’s transition to a low-carbon economy to 2030, and beyond.

Report

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.

Guide

7 Nov 2017

This Resource Kit provides a pathway for regions interested in developing their region’s renewable energy industry, while optimising economic development benefits - attracting local investment, jobs and business growth.

Report

1 Nov 2017

The climate challenge is an opportunity - one in which the private sector is ready to invest. Businesses are increasingly finding innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions at a profit in sectors like renewable energy, climate-smart agriculture (CSA), green buildings, and sustainable transport, while generating...

Data portal

31 Oct 2017

The Network Opportunity Maps (NOMs) provide transparent and up to date information to identify opportunities for distributed generation, energy storage and other non-network solutions to address network capacity constraints and reduce costs for customers.

Report

31 Oct 2017

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

Report

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.

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17 Oct 2017

The Energy Security Board (ESB) has provided advice to ministers on reliability, affordability and meeting Australia's international commitments. This comes in response to the Australian Energy Market Operator’s recent report on the risks to reliability in the electricity market.

Commentary

9 Sep 2017

One of the most common debates in economics is when should government intervene in markets?

Report

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.