Organisation

School of Economics (UQ)

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Report

Collinsville solar thermal project: energy economics and dispatch forecasting (final report)

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’s wider appeal is the discussion of the current situation in Australian National Electricity Market (NEM)...
Report

Collinsville solar thermal project: yield forecasting (final report)

Executive Summary 1 Introduction 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 developed in this report to overcome inadequate datasets at Collinsville to produce the yield projections are...
Report

Collinsville solar thermal project: energy economics and dispatch forecasting (draft report)

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. Considering The report’s wider appeal is the techniques and methods used to model the Australian National Electricity...
Report

Collinsville solar thermal project: yield forecasting (draft report)

The final report has been published and is available here. Executive Summary 1 Introduction 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 developed in this report to overcome...
Discussion paper

Is there a more effective way to reduce carbon emissions? An alternative to emissions trading and carbon taxation

This paper considers a new scheme, the Tender-Price Allocation Mechanism, which focuses carbon factor cost expenditure on abatement rather than just revenue transfers. In Australia and internationally, we have witnessed intense discussions concerning the best policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The two main proposals...