RESEARCH & REPORTS

The more ambitious the CET, the lower the price of energy

The more ambitious the CET, the lower the price of energy

New modelling by energy analysis firm RepuTex shows the more ambitious a clean energy target (CET) is, the lower Australian wholesale electricity prices will be.

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Australia performing poorly on climate policy

Australia performing poorly on climate policy

A report of the G20's transition to low carbon economies has rated Australia as a low performer when it comes to climate policy, with the federal government being criticised for their lack of ambition when it comes to their strategy and their continued...

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Renewables experts sought after by energy sector

Renewables experts sought after by energy sector

Renewable developers, project managers and project controllers are three of the skills most sought after by energy employers, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report for the July to September 2017 period.

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Better supply chain management leads to better sustainability

Better supply chain management leads to better sustainability

The Supply Chain Sustainability School's latest findings has found that greater sustainability knowledge in construction and infrastructure supply chains will help with minimising risk, while also providing higher quality outcomes at no additional cost....

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Climate Council debunks merits of clean coal

Climate Council debunks merits of clean coal

The Climate Council's recent report aims to debunk the merits of clean coal in the wake of the release of the Finkel Review, with the release a report loudly stating that coal power has little to no place in Australia's future generation mix, if held...

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Tech-neutrality is key for Australia's new energy blueprint

Tech-neutrality is key for Australia's new energy blueprint

The highly anticipated report from chief scientist Alan Finkel into Australia's National Electricity Market (NEM) has been released and proposes a series of reforms to help the country optimise its troubled energy market.

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Australia has become a nation of "gas guzzlers"

Australia has become a nation of "gas guzzlers"

Cars on Australian roads put out up to 50% more toxic fumes than those in Europe last year, according to the latest emissions report by the National Transport Commission, and the gap is widening thanks to the shift away from smaller cars to SUVs and utes....

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CRCLCL warns our energy efficiency policy & regulation needs big improvement

CRCLCL warns our energy efficiency policy & regulation needs big improvement

A new report by the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) says Australia's energy efficiency policy and regulation is not keeping up with market realities and best practice in other OECD countries.

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Oxfam attacks Australia's "climate policy paralysis" and calls for no new coalmines

Oxfam attacks Australia's "climate policy paralysis" and calls for no new coalmines

The Australian government's support for new coalmines - such as Adani's proposed $22.7 million Carmichael coal and infrastructure project in Queensland - could drive 122 million more people into extreme poverty by 2030, according to Oxfam's latest report....

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Renewable energy sector is breaking free

Renewable energy sector is breaking free

According to EY's latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), the renewable energy sector is "finally breaking free".

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