Power resources

9 December 2016

Identifies the complex forces driving a rapid transition across the electricity sector. 

31 August 2016

Compares the performance of a range of possible electricity sector emissions reduction policies.

1 August 2016

This explainer provides some clear answers on what is happening with electricity prices in South Australia.

1 July 2016

This report presents findings from a survey examining options for industry transitioning in the Latrobe Valley.

2 December 2015

Outlines a solution to the twin problems of incentives for retirement of coal fired generation and funding rehabilitation liabilities.

Book review
31 July 2015

There are increasing pledges by governments to reform environmentally harmful subsidies (EHS), but why does tension plague this policy field?

7 July 2015

In most Australian states rising network costs – the poles and wires – have been the primary cause of electricity price increases since 2007. However, the Victorian case is different.

24 May 2015

The journey to a new model of electricity delivery in Australia has begun, but has so far seen mistakes and much waste. If the transformation is managed poorly, consumers will pay again.

17 September 2014

The focus on the potential damage to Australian thermal coal exports from the Chinese bans will be insignificant when compared to the decline in prices and demand for Australia's commodity exports...

Audio program
16 September 2014

Over the past five years, the average household power bill has risen 85 per cent.