The Australian Government plan to introduce a National Energy Guarantee to deliver an affordable and reliable energy system.
The Australian Government is providing $6.1 million over 3 years, from 2018-19, to improve climate and extreme weather information for the electricity sector.
Energy Ministers agreed on the Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings in 2019. This is a national plan that aims to achieve:
- zero energy and carbon ready buildings in Australia
- the National Energy Productivity Plan target of improving energy productivity by 40% by 2030
The report identifies 6 options to achieve this.
The report is by the former Department of the Environment and Energy and the COAG Energy Council.
The Australian Government is:
- delivering an affordable and reliable energy system
- putting energy consumers first
- taking real and practical action to reduce emissions and meet our international commitments
To provide clarity around the operation of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2019 the government has developed a guide.
ERIG commissioned these nine specialist studies to advise on the matters under consideration.
The Energy Reform Implementation Group (ERIG) was a group established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to review certain elements of the operation of Australia’s energy sector and to suggest further reforms, where there is a case for them, supporting more efficient energy markets.
The Australian Government’s response to the Senate Inquiry into the performance and management of electricity network companies.
This Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market Preliminary Report identifies the complex forces driving a rapid transition across the electricity sector. It seeks input on key questions to navigate the transition in line with consumer expectations for a secure and reliable service, at an affordable price, that delivers on our national emissions reduction commitments.
Dr Finkel and the Panel thank respondents for their submissions. The submission period closed on 21 February 2017.