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The Australian Financial Review reports history will be made next week when Australia ships the world's first cargo of liquid hydrogen. Also in the paper, Energy Minister Angus Taylor follows with an op-ed. While the Herald Sun also follows the story writing hydrogen made in the Latrobe Valley will be shipped to Japan in a world-first milestone that puts Victoria at the forefront of a global market expected to be worth billions of dollars.

Jan 21 2022

Latest Analysis

Year in review: Some hits, some misses

Year in review: Some hits, some misses

It was another year of significant developments in the energy sector ranging from carbon emission commitments from both the Federal Government and Opposition, to the start of 5 minute settlements and Victoria's new tougher requirements for retailers.

BY Carl Kitchen Dec 09 2021
Renewables go from strength to strength

Renewables go from strength to strength

The Clean Energy Regulator's latest assessment of the carbon market has underscored the fact that renewables are going from strength to strength.

BY Australian Energy Council Dec 09 2021
Energy preferences: What drives consumers?

Energy preferences: What drives consumers?

Victoria’s Essential Services Commission has released its latest Victorian Energy Market Report which included a focus on a “striking consumer preference” for large energy retailers. In doing so it sought to unpick customer motivations in choosing their provider.

BY Carl Kitchen Dec 02 2021
Finding a better energy deal: It's easy to switch

Finding a better energy deal: It's easy to switch

Engaging with the retail market is remarkably easy, and for people with a smart meter on the eastern seaboard of Australia, choosing a new electricity retail offer can be a simple choice.

BY Ben Barnes Nov 25 2021
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Latest News

The cool winds of change

The cool winds of change

Energy Networks Australia (ENA) and the Australian Energy Council (AEC) have released a fact sheet explaining how the energy sector prepares for summer's extreme weather.

Jan 07 2022

Latest Reports

Project Overview: A double-sided causer pays implementation of frequency deviation pricing
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Project Overview: A double-sided causer pays implementation of frequency deviation pricing

An ARENA supported project sponsored by the AEC, to research and model the Double-Sided Causer Pays approach to controlling Primary Frequency Response, and also to other related slow-moving services such as those for regulation. This project will support the evaluation of DSCP by policymakers relative to other primary frequency control options.

Nov 11 2021
Solar Report: Third quarter 2021
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Solar Report: Third quarter 2021

Latest data shows Australia’s solar installations continue to grow. Our latest Solar Report updates on rooftop systems across the nation and looks at the impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns on the renewables sector during the third quarter of 2021.

Nov 11 2021
Inertia Ancillary Service Market Options
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Inertia Ancillary Service Market Options

The Frequency Control Subgroup within the Australian Energy Council engaged MarketWise Solutions to explore some options for an inertia ancillary service market to be developed as part of the National Electricity Market.

Aug 31 2021
Solar Report: Second quarter 2021
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Solar Report: Second quarter 2021

Latest data from the Clean Energy Regulator shows Australia’s solar installations continue to climb. Our latest Solar Report updates on rooftop systems across the nation, the uptake of batteries with solar, and identifies the nation's top postcodes that are leading residential solar uptake.

Aug 05 2021
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