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.
This study demonstrates that the adoption of gas demand reduction measures, such as energy efficiency and fuel switching entirely eliminates the forecast shortfall, with the exception of 2028 which has a minor 6.5PJ modelled shortfall.
Amid debate over climate change, former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull claims that renewables plus storage are cheaper than new coal and nuclear power, which he calls "the current weapon of mass distraction for the backbench".
In the future there will be an increased uptake of solar and battery systems in the residential sector, driven by falling battery costs and increasing electricity tariffs. The increased uptake means we need new methods to forecast electricity demand when considering these technologies. This paper...
Victorian energy customers continue to face hundreds of confusing offers from energy retailers, hardship programs that aren’t working and ever growing penalties if they’re late in paying their electricity or gas. This annual report provides a summary of the state's energy market in 2017-18.