A round-up of the latest energy news including government responses to COVID-19 for households and businesses.
The March 2020 Resources and Energy Quarterly provides a 5 year forecast for Australia's resources and energy exports.
Monash University and partners have been successful in securing funding to establish the Building 4.0 CRC.
Making construction cheaper will be the focus of new research backed by the Australian Government.
The Australian Government has announced measures to assist businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The January 2020 Australian Petroleum Statistics has been published. The monthly publication collects national and state statistical information on sales of petroleum products, exports and imports of petroleum products and crude oil, production of crude oil and condensate, refinery input and output, and stocks of petroleum products.
Round-up of the latest energy-related policies, projects and innovations.
At the Committee for Economic Development in Australia (CEDA) 'Future Direction in Energy Technologies' event, the Honourable Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Angus Taylor, made a keynote address laying out key elements of the Australian Government’s long-term strategy for emissions reduction. The Minister discussed the role of the Technology Investment Roadmap in guiding the public and the private sector on what future energy and emissions-reduction technologies the government will prioritise.
Energy retailers will have to scale back the large financial penalties they currently charge consumers who pay late bills under new rules announced today by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC).
The rules, which regulate the practice of ‘conditional discounting’, are designed to protect consumers with pay-on-time’ conditions in their energy contracts. This has been a common feature of energy market offers available to customers.
Currently, these conditions can lead to excessive charges and financial hardship for those who can least afford to pay.
Read the latest report from Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) which explores opportunities to stimulate business investment in innovation. ISA has undertaken both quantitative and qualitative analyses, including directly engaging with over 180 firms, to better understand the current levels of business innovation investment.