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Powering forward

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The Australian Government plan to introduce a National Energy Guarantee to deliver an affordable and reliable energy system.

A fair deal on energy

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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

 

Battery of the Nation and Marinus Link factsheet

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The Australian Government is partnering with the Tasmanian Government through targeted investments to help realise the significant potential that Tasmania offers to deliver additional electricity generation and much needed energy storage to the National Electricity Market.

Towards a new energy future

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Describes the energy-related measured announced in the 2017-18 Portfolio Budget Statements. These measures address how Australians can access reliable and affordable energy as we transition to a low emissions future.

Implications of extreme weather for the NEM

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Sapere has been retained by the Australian Department of Industry (the Department) to prepare a report on the impact of extreme weather events on the National Electricity Market (NEM), to inform the Department’s preparation of a third National Energy Security Assessment (NESA).

Energy Reform - The way forward for Australia - Final report

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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.

Feasibility of a second Tasmanian interconnector

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In April 2016, the Australian Government and the Tasmanian Government established this study of the feasibility of a second electricity interconnector (2IC) between Tasmania and Victoria. The study was initiated in response to energy supply challenges in Tasmania during 2015–16 caused by an extended outage of Basslink combined with low hydro water storage levels resulting from low rainfall.