Electricity sector

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Report

Maintaining power system security with high penetrations of wind and solar generation

The purpose of this insights paper is to set the scene for AEMO’s ongoing investigations into renewable integration in Australia and identify any additional priority focus areas. This insights paper is generally based on information available to AEMO as at 1 October 2019 unless otherwise...
Briefing paper

Decarbonizing the electric power sector

This briefing argues that the dominant policy challenge facing power generators in the short term is integrating new renewable energy onto the electricity grid.
Commentary

Scott Morrison’s gas transition plan is a dangerous road to nowhere

The benefits of gas-fired power are badly overstated, and will take Australia further in the wrong direction on climate change, writes Tim Baxter.
Report

Rethinking power sector reform in the developing world

This book provides an evaluation of developing country power sector reform, sifting the evidence of whether reforms have contributed to improved sector outcomes.
Commentary

New demand-response energy rules sound good, but the devil is in the (hugely complicated) details

Proposed rules for managing energy demand could potentially lower prices and reduce blackout risk, but there are reasons to be skeptical.
Guide

Guide to the electricity retail code

The ACCC promotes, monitors and enforces compliance with the Competition and Consumer (Industry Code—Electricity Retail) Regulations 2019 (the Code). As part of this role, the ACCC has published this guide for electricity retailers. The code comes into force on 1 July 2019.
Report

Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) - 2018 report

RISE is a tool for policymakers to compare national policy frameworks for sustainable energy and identify opportunities to attract investment. RISE assesses countries’ policy support for each of the three pillars of sustainable energy – access to modern energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.
Book

Enhancing energy efficiency in India: assessment of sectoral potentials

Economic development will lead to higher demand for various end-use goods and services in India. Energy-efficient technologies provide a way forward to achieve economic growth at relatively lower costs due to associated multiple benefits such as resource conservation, lower energy consumption, higher productivity and lower...
Presentation

Climate change related risks and opportunities: a toolbox for organisations

This presentation provides a toolbox of five tools for organisations to start their climate change related strategy, financial disclosure and risk management. The toolbox was presented to the Governance and Risk Management Forum in Brisbane on the 8th June 2018.
Report

Reporting on drivers of change in transmission frameworks: final stage one report

This Australian Energy Market Commission resource reports on drivers that impact new investment in generation and electricity transmission networks. It recommends that the review progress to a second stage.