Retailer Reliability Obligation factsheet


The Retailer Reliability Obligation (RRO) is now in place. It will help ensure a reliable energy system by requiring companies to hold contracts or invest directly in generation or demand response to support reliability in the National Electricity Market (NEM).

The government remains committed to continuing work with the states and territories through the COAG Energy Council to deliver reliable, secure and more affordable energy.

Energy skills and knowledge for selected job types


A summary of the roles and responsibilities of key figures within a large organisation that are relevant to corporate energy management.

The positions for which these roles are summarised are:

  • chief financial officers
  • environmental health and safety professionals
  • mechanical or electrical engineers
  • technicians and tradespeople
  • sustainability officers

Functional skills for an energy efficiency assessment


This document details roles and skills required to undertake, report on and implement the findings of rigorous energy efficiency assessments for large energy users. It is the result of research primarily based around the assessment requirements of the Energy Efficiency Opportunities (EEO) program. The findings also have relevance for companies participating in state government energy assessment programs and other companies wishing to improve their energy efficiency performance.

Towards a new energy future


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.

Reliable clean power through pumped hydro


Describes the Government’s investment in providing additional energy storage infrastructure so that wind and solar can be better integrated into the energy market and conventional power can be used more efficiently.