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Report

2022 Integrated System Plan for the National Electricity Market

This report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) shows that Australia’s transition to net zero by 2050 is accelerating faster than expected, with the impacts of coal-closures brought forward and renewables becoming cheaper. The report also outlines further planned investments in wind and solar...
Report

Renewables and rural Australia

This report presents social research findings from communities that will host Australia’s new electricity infrastructure as a result of the Renewable Energy Zones policy.
Report

Snowy 2.0 governance of early implementation

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of Snowy Hydro Limited’s governance arrangements for early implementation of Snowy 2.0, the expansion to the Snowy Hydro Scheme.
Guide

Untangling the NEM: a policymaker's guide to the National Electricity Market

This report has been prepared as an accessible and comprehensive first port-of-call for policy-makers and key stakeholders, to ensure they have the facts straight when talking about, and making decisions that affect Australia's NEM. It is designed to equip policy-makers and commentators with an accessible...
Report

Making energy resilient: state strategies, progress, and opportunities

Amidst energy transitions and the rising impacts of climate change, resilience is a growing part of state energy strategies. This report examines how resilience is addressed in planning and policy resources from a selection of representative states.
Report

Climate change 2022: mitigation of climate change - summary for policymakers

This summary report provides an updated global assessment of climate change mitigation progress and pledges, and examines the sources of global emissions. It explains developments in emission reduction and mitigation efforts, and assesses the impact of national climate pledges in relation to long-term emissions goals.
Policy

Tackling the climate crisis

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on climate change and energy resources.
Report

Global electricity review 2022

Ember’s annual Global Electricity Review aims to provide the most transparent and up-to-date overview of changes in the global electricity transition in 2021. Ember makes all of the data freely accessible to allow others to do their own analysis and help speed the switch to...
Position paper

Northern Territory infrastructure framework position paper

The Northern Territory government is seeking stakeholder and public feedback on this position paper, which sets the vision, purpose and implementation pathways to prioritise government investment in infrastructure.
Report

Breaking new ground

To secure enduring prosperity in south-west Queensland, this report argues that the state cannot rely on renewable projects alone—many of the jobs they create are short-term construction jobs, with far fewer long-term stable jobs in maintenance and operations. This report outlines the opportunities that are...
Report

Crunch time: how climate action in the 2020s will define Australia

This report unpacks the key takeaways for Australia from the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, in particular the urgent need for Australia to catch up with the rest of the world.
Report

Energy 2021

This report summarises the audit results of Queensland’s six energy entities. The report concludes that the financial statements of Queensland's energy entities are reliable and energy sector profits have increased. However, weaknesses in the entities’ information systems still persist.
Report

Coal-free cities: the health and economic case for a clean energy revolution

This report provides compelling evidence of the adverse impact of coal-fired electricity generation has on society and provides best practice examples of how C40 cities are taking both direct and indirect action to accelerate the shift away from coal.
Report

Towards net zero: practical policies to reduce industrial emissions

This is the second of a series of five reports the Grattan Institute intends to publish in the lead-up to the international climate conference in Glasgow in November, showing how Australia can build momentum towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Report

2021 Electricity statement of opportunities

The purpose of this publication is to provide technical and market data that informs the decision-making processes of market participants, new investors, and jurisdictional bodies as they assess opportunities in the National Electricity Market over a 10-year outlook period. This publication is generally based on...
Report

Coal-faced: exposing AGL as Australia’s biggest climate polluter

This report outlines the pivotal role that AGL plays in fuelling climate change in Australia, as the owner of the country’s most polluting coal burning power stations, and the environmental and economic benefits of AGL shifting to renewable energy.
Report

Wrong way, go back

In this report, Mark Ogge argues that the Morrison Government should undertake a credible and thorough policy development process that begins with explaining and clarifying what the Gas-Fired Recovery plan aims to achieve.
Report

Go for net zero: a practical plan for reliable, affordable, low-emissions electricity

This report provides an analysis of what Australia's National Electricity Market (NEM) could look like with higher levels of wind and solar electricity than today, and what the cost is likely to be compared with a system dominated by coal.
Report

Power to the people: proposals to increase the rollout of community batteries

In our efforts to combat climate change, a major challenge remains - how best to store excess electricity generated by rooftop solar for use when the sun isn’t shining and the wind isn’t blowing? This report explores the option of developing community batteries as a...
Report

Global electricity review 2021

This report highlights how electricity generated by new wind and solar helped to force a record fall in global coal power in 2020. However, this was only possible because the COVID-19 pandemic paused the world’s rising demand for electricity.