Renewable Energy Target

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
LRET
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Clean energy Australia report 2015

In mid-2015, the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) was reduced from 41,000 gigawatt-hours (GWh) to 33,000 GWh by 2020. The positive for the industry was that the amended legislation ended almost two years of uncertainty and frozen investment. The amendment also removed the provision for...
Technical report

Australian National Electricity Market Model - version 1.10

This working paper provides details of the Australian National Electricity Market (ANEM) model version 1.10 used in the research project titled: An investigation of the impacts of increased power supply to the national grid by wind generators on the Australian electricity industry. The paper provides...
Technical report

NEMLink: augmenting the Australian National Electricity Market transmission grid to facilitate increased wind turbine generation and its effect on wholesale spot prices

This report compares the effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on wholesale spot prices in the Australian National Electricity Market’s (NEM) under the existing transmission grid and an augmented version of the transmission grid called NEMLink.
Technical report

NEMLink: augmenting the Australian National Electricity Market transmission grid to facilitate increased wind turbine generation and its effect on transmission congestion

This report compares the effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on transmission line congestion in the Australian National Electricity Market’s (NEM) under the existing transmission grid and an augmented version of the transmission grid called NEMLink. The comparison is made from 2014...
Technical report

The effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on generator energy in the Australian National Electricity Market from 2014 to 2025

This report investigates the effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on energy generation in the Australian National Electricity Market’s (NEM) existing transmission grid from 2014 to 2025. This report answers urgent questions concerning the capability of the existing transmission grid to cope...
Report

The effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on wholesale spot prices in the Australian National Electricity Market from 2014 to 2025

Preface This report investigates the effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on wholesale spot prices in the Australian National Electricity Market’s (NEM) existing transmission grid from 2014 to 2025. This reports answers urgent questions concerning the capability of the existing transmission grid...
Working paper

The effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on transmission line congestion in the Australian National Electricity Market from 2014 to 2025

This report investigates the effect of increasing the number of wind turbine generators on transmission line congestion in the Australian National Electricity Market’s (NEM) existing transmission grid from 2014 to 2025. This reports answers urgent questions concerning the capability of the existing transmission grid to...
Report

Clean energy Australia report 2014

The review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET), which was announced in February 2014 and continued beyond the end of the year, essentially froze new investment in large-scale renewable energy in Australia last year. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, new investment in large-scale projects...
Report

Australia’s post-2020 emission challenge: our role in the international cycle of growing ambition

The Australian government should announce an independent, transparent domestic process to define our initial post-2020 target offer, argues this report. Summary Much of the recent climate policy debate in Australia has been framed around our 2020 emissions reduction and renewable energy goals. While these goals...