Energy industries

NARROWER TERMS:
Report

Victorian energy market report 2018–19

The Victorian energy market report looks into the performance of the market when it comes to the retail energy prices customers are paying, the level of service from energy businesses, and the experience of customers facing or anticipating payment difficulty.
Strategy

Northern Territory renewable hydrogen strategy

The Northern Territory has embraced a target of net zero emissions by 2050 and hydrogen can play a central role in its realisation. This strategy articulates the potential hydrogen opportunities, the Territory’s competitive advantages and how the Territory can leverage these to be a centre...
Report

Consumer protection frameworks for new energy products and services and the traditional sale of energy in Australia

The purpose of this report is to step back from the specific detail of current arrangements and focus on foundational questions around the rationales for consumer protection frameworks in the energy sector.
Report

Race to the top: the case for a new U.S. international energy policy

This report recommends a new U.S. international energy policy, based on reinvesting in domestic energy competitiveness.
Briefing paper

Why onshore gas will not help manufacturing in the NT

This paper highlights that employment in gas-related manufacturing declined while gas in the Northern Territory was very cheap. Fracked gas will be far more expensive, making petrochemical manufacturing in the Territory unviable without massive taxpayer subsidy.
Report

Equitable recovery strategies

This report outlines a longer-term policy programme, which includes Green and Integrated Public Healthcare System Deals, which should be an integral part of global economic recovery or stimulus plans.
Briefing paper

Australia’s energy future and the recovery from COVID-19

For Australia, no areas of policy are more central to our economic future and place in the world than energy and climate change. This paper argues that a renewable energy powered recovery can create a brighter future for all Australians, and ensure we play our...
Briefing paper

Performing while transforming: the role of transmission companies in the energy transition

In a fast-paced era of disruptive changes, this brief aims at facilitating strategic sharing of knowledge between the World Energy Council’s members and other energy stakeholders and policy shapers.
Report

National energy emissions audit: May 2020

This issue focusses on examining whether changes in either electricity or fuel consumption resulting from the pandemic response and economic slow-down are as yet apparent.
Discussion paper

Getting off coal

The evidence of a climate emergency is now undeniable. Any coherent response requires a rapid phase-out of coal-fired electricity generation. This paper examines the steps required for the first stage in decarbonisation: a transition away from coal-fired power generation in Australia and the mining and...