Electricity distribution networks

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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

2022 Wholesale electricity market electricity statement of opportunities: June 2022

The Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM) Electricity Statement of Opportunities (ESOO), published annually, presents AEMO’s 10-year Long Term Projected Assessment of System Adequacy (PASA) for the South West Interconnected System (SWIS) in Western Australia (WA).
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...
Strategy

New Zealand infrastructure strategy 2022-2052

Two years of independent investigation has culminated in this vision for how New Zealand’s infrastructure can lay a foundation for communities and future generations to thrive. The strategy has implications for not only the infrastructure sector, but for social, economic, environmental and cultural outcomes for...
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

Market capacity for electricity generation and transmission projects

Infrastructure Australia has partnered with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) to assess and understand the labour and material requirements for the transmission and generation projects identified in AEMO’s 2020 Integrated System Plan. This analysis aims to improve the understanding of labour and material requirements...
Discussion paper

Missing a stitch in time

Australia’s electricity industry constitutes a large and critical component of our national economic infrastructure. This report provides evidence of a pattern of systematic underinvestment in the upkeep and capability of the national electricity grid.
Discussion paper

Volt-face: changing energy security in the National Electricity Market

The Australia Institute has commissioned a technical study on inertia and system strength from the Victorian Energy Policy Centre, to provide evidence for input into the Energy Security Board (ESB) process. This companion paper summarises the key findings of the technical study, as well as...
Technical report

Inertia and system strength in the National Energy Market

This report has been prepared for the Australia Institute to provide advice to the Energy Security Board’s Post-2025 redesign of the National Electricity Market (NEM).
Report

National Energy Emissions Audit: January 2021

This issue of the NEEA report contains data relating to electricity in the National Electricity Market updated to the end of November 2020. This includes a short summary of the very important investment initiatives in New South Wales, announced by Minister Matt Kean at the...
Report

Post-2025 market design directions paper

In September 2020, the Energy Security Board released a consultation paper that outlined reform options under consideration as part of the Post-2025 market design project. This paper provides a high-level summary of stakeholder feedback and sets out the consolidated reform directions the ESB proposes to...
Report

The health of the National Electricity Market 2020

This fourth report from the Australian Energy Security Board provides an annual check-up recommended by the Finkel Review. The report is an assessment of how the National Electricity Market (NEM) is functioning and where improvement is required.
Strategy

NSW Electricity infrastructure roadmap

Within 15 years, three quarters of our NSW's electricity supply is expected to reach the end of its technical life. Replacing these energy sources and building the infrastructure needed to connect them to homes and businesses will take years. This document outlines a coordinated framework...
Report

Inquiry into the National Electricity Market: September 2020

This report has been prepared as part of the ACCC's inquiry into the prices, profits and margins in the supply of electricity in the National Electricity Market. The supplementary report sets out recent market developments, including the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on electricity use...
Strategy

Whole of System plan

This strategy document provides an informed view on what Western Australia’s principal electricity system, the South West Interconnected System, might look like over the coming decades. The Whole of System plan is a detailed study of how the state's major power system may evolve over...
Discussion paper

Post 2020 market design consultation paper

A plan for how Australia transforms how we generate, transmit, distribute and use energy is needed. This consultation paper, covering seven market design initiatives, has been released to gather input on a coherent national electricity market design.
Report

Regulation of the National Energy Market

There is ongoing community, political and media interest in energy supply, particularly rising energy prices and their impact on Australian households and businesses. The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Energy Regulator’s regulation of energy markets.
Position paper

Putting jobs-rich climate solutions at the centre of Victoria’s economic recovery from COVID-19

Seven leading climate, environment and renewable energy organisations have joined forces to publish this position paper, which calls for jobs-rich climate solutions to be at the centre of Victoria’s economic recovery from COVID-19.
Strategy

2020 Integrated System Plan for the National Electricity Market

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) Integrated System Plan (ISP) provides a 20-year roadmap for the National Electricity Market (NEM) through the energy transition period to 2040.