Renewable energy

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...

Article
12 October 2016

Reporting that renewable energy caused the blackout in South Australia was led by the national broadcaster. Ben Eltham says the ABC was wrong, and reviews the fallout in the wake of the storm.

Technical report
24 December 2015

Answering urgent questions concerning the capability of the existing transmission grid to cope with significant increases in wind power and aid emissions reductions, this report investigates the...

Journal article
9 November 2015

This paper analyses wind speed and electricity demand correlation to determine the ability of wind turbine generators to meet electricity demand in the Australian National Electricity Market (NEM...

Video lecture/presentation
20 October 2015

This lecture presents a recent University of Melbourne analysis that examines different decarbonisation options for the electricity system.

Report
21 November 2014

The primary aim of this report is to help negotiate a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the proposed hybrid gas-Linear Frensel Reflector (LFR) plant at Collinsville, Queensland, Australia.  The...

Report
15 November 2014

This report’s primary aim is to provide yield projections for the proposed Linear Fresnel Reflector (LFR) technology plant at Collinsville, Queensland, Australia.  However, the techniques...

Report
15 July 2014

This report’s primary aim is to provide yield projections for the proposed Linear Fresnel Reflector (LFR) technology plant at Collinsville, Queensland, Australia.  However, the techniques...

Report
15 July 2014

Considering the proposed hybrid gas-Linear Frensel Reflector plant at Collinsville, Queensland, this report addresses the techniques and methods used to model the Australian National Electricity...

Strategy
10 July 2012

This report outlines the Victorian government's strategy for investment and jobs growth in the Latrobe Valley.