Renewable Energy Target


Australia’s emissions projections 2019

This report provides detail on emissions trends, including sector specific analysis of factors driving emissions. The report estimates the emissions reduction effort required to meet Australia’s emissions reduction targets.
Blog post

Australia not to hit its 5% 2020 emissions reduction target till 2030

A report released last month by the Department of the Environment and Energy shows that Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 are estimated to be just 1.6% below their 2000 level. This means that, come June, we will have missed Australia’s decade-long, bipartisan and treaty...

Victorian Renewable Energy Target: 2018-19 progress report

This report outlines the achievements of the Victorian government's renewable energy policies and programs in driving new investment in renewable energy projects, creating jobs, reducing emissions from electricity generation, and supporting supply chain development over the 2018-19 financial year.
Briefing paper

Australia's clean energy investment outlook

The Clean Energy Regulator announced this month that the 2020 Renewable Energy Target has now been met. But with investment slowing, no national policy and a range of regulatory barriers emerging, what happens next is unclear.
Discussion paper

Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme: consultation paper

This consultation paper seeks feedback on the design of the overall scheme structure, as well as on specific scheme components including payment structure, contracting elements, scheme administration and cost recovery mechanism, and auction evaluation principles.

Victorian Renewable Energy Target: 2017-18 progress report

This is the first report delivered since the REJI Act commenced on 15 December 2017. The reporting period for this report is the 2017-18 financial year.

Certificate shortfall register

The Clean Energy Regulator has today published the 2018 certificate shortfall list and large scale generation certificate market update - February 2019 following final surrender by liable entities for the 2018 assessment year. Across both the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target and Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme...

Administration of the Renewable Energy Target

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Clean Energy Regulator’s administration of the Renewable Energy Target scheme.
Journal article

Revitalising the wind power induced merit order effect to reduce wholesale and retail electricity prices in Australia

This paper investigates the effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on wholesale spot prices in the Australian National Electricity Market's (NEM), given the existing transmission grid, from 2014 to 2025.

Polling - Clean Energy Target

Most Australians support a Clean Energy Target and they want it to build renewables, including most voters for the Coalition and One Nation, according to this polling.