This paper argues that the creation of an integrated Indo-Pacific hydrogen market would transform regional geopolitics, help avoid the worst effects of climate change, and would also sustain greater levels of energy security and regional interdependence.
This paper argues that the new role for renewable energy systems will demand a rapid transformation in the global battery industry. Battery demand is expected to increase dramatically in coming years, as a greater share of renewables in the energy mix requires significant build-out of...
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...
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).
This study investigates housing outcomes during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, and evaluates the complex interrelated impacts it is having on Australian households with a range of vulnerabilities.
This report describes how Australia's fuel security situation is so fraught, and the national reserve so small, that during major military exercises and actual operations, such as the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, fuel stocks have reached critically low levels.
This quick guide is designed to answer some of the common questions regarding liquid fuel security in Australia. It also contains a list of key resources to provide context and assist understanding of this long-running issue.
To explore pathways to creating a hydrogen economy, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) recently joined forces with the prestigious National Academy of Engineering Korea (NAEK), bringing experts from both nations together for a one-day ‘Hydrogen Futures’ workshop in March 2020. This report...
This resource is a compilation of eight short papers that have been written during the rapid escalation of the Australian response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Reliability Panel’s 2019 Annual market performance review provides observations and commentary on the security, reliability and safety of the national electricity market during the 2018/19 financial year.