Electricity demand

Discussion paper

20 Feb 2020
0

The prevalence of electric vehicle (EV) use in Australia and around the world is growing. A rapid uptake of EVs could have a significant impact on the National Electricity Market (NEM). Given this impact, it is important to assess how retail energy competition is resulting...

Report

13 Feb 2020
87

This analysis reveals that while the Australian Government is considering taxpayer support for a new coal power station to be built in Queensland, there are currently no coal power plants under construction anywhere else in Australia or North America, and only one plant being built...

Discussion paper

12 Feb 2020
8

Victoria's brown coal-fired power plants are some of the worst performing stations in the National Electricity Market. With hot and dry conditions forecast for the rest of this summer, this paper argues that Victoria is at risk of further breakdowns of aging coal generators, insufficient...

Report

9 Dec 2019
90

The purpose of this report is to provide governments and consumers with an understanding of the cost components of the electricity supply chain that contribute to the overall price paid by residential consumers, and the expected trends in each of the cost components and overall...

Report

A report for the National Electricity Market
4 Dec 2019
62

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has prepared this document to provide information about its preparations for summer 2019-20. These preparations are designed to minimise the risk of customer supply disruption in the National Electricity Market during the periods of highest demand for electricity from...

Briefing paper

27 Sep 2019
93

The main focus of this paper is to provide Members of Parliament and the New South Wales public with an overview of the key issues surrounding uranium mining and nuclear energy in NSW.

Discussion paper

2 Sep 2019
112

The National Electricity Market (NEM) has remained relatively unchanged since the market started in the late 1990s. Since then, the mix of generation technologies, patterns of energy use and government energy policies have changed significantly. This issues paper has been released as a first step...

Discussion paper

6 Aug 2019
96

This paper outlines how the world’s major electricity markets are opening up to demand response competition, which will benefit consumers with lower prices and help maintain reliability.

Report

10 Jul 2019
36

This paper explores the data governance model designed for Ontario’s smart metering system for electricity consumption. Plans to introduce smart meters, designed to generate granular data about electrical consumption, led to concerns about how to balance the interests of public and private sector actors that...

Discussion paper

8 Jul 2019
87

Australian energy companies and regulators claim that introducing 'time of use' pricing will benefit consumers and move their consumption to times when the network is less congested. On closer examination, further adoption will impose increased costs on households and appears more likely to increase the...

Report

20 Jun 2019
59

The AEMC has published this final report that proposes a package of law and rule changes to update the regulatory frameworks for embedded networks. Once implemented, the proposed framework will result in better protections and access to more competitive retail offers for consumers in embedded...

Report

20 Dec 2018
27

The Energy Security Board (ESB) has published this annual check-up of the National Electricity Market (NEM), recommended by the Finkel Review. The report is an assessment of how the NEM is functioning and where improvement is required.

Report

9 Dec 2018
5

This report discusses how Australian manufacturers can stop burning fossil fuels by switching to renewable electricity. It includes 10 ‘How to electrify’ guides for making many common industrial products without fossil fuels, including milk powder, paper, aluminium casting, brick, glass, plastic, steel, ammonia and beer....

Report

A report for the National Electricity Market
16 Nov 2018
44

Annually, AEMO prepares a summer readiness plan, collaborating with generation and transmission network providers, federal and state governments, and key agencies to actively manage heightened risks to power system operations.

Report

6 Aug 2018
27

This study assessed the potential savings for demand response for wholesale customers in Victoria over a 12-month period, and found energy cost savings from 2.3% to 33.3%.

Report

16 Feb 2018
1046

This reports aims to assist the Sino-Australian bilateral relationship adapt to meet China’s new carbon emissions policies and to facilitate a smoother transition to a low carbon future.

Report

28 Nov 2017
150

AEMO has released its 2017/18 summer readiness report, which outlines all actions taken to best prepare the National Electricity Market to meet Australian energy consumer requirements.

Report

15 Jun 2017
220

In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.

Conference paper

30 May 2016
24

The frequency and intensity of urban heatwaves (UHWs) have been growing worldwide due to climate change and the exacerbating effects of urban heat islands (UHIEs). UHWs have many negative impacts, including excess negative health outcomes (e.g. morbidity), energy (consumption and peak demand) and water consumption....

Conference paper

21 Jan 2016
12

Cost effective reduction of electricity demand in residential sector is a significant problem worldwide. Feedback intervention is a hot area that possesses considerable potential for achieving electricity saving. However, how to make feedback intervention more effective deserves to be properly explored. In the smart grid...

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