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Five Year Plant Closure Rule Change

Five Year Plant Closure Rule Change

The Australian Energy Council (AEC) notes the proposed change to the National Electricity Rules to extend the notice period for generator closures from 3.

BY Australian Energy Council Apr 07 2022
Australian Energy Council surging to a low-carbon future

Australian Energy Council surging to a low-carbon future

Published in The Australian, 16 December 2021 By Sarah McNamara, Chief Executive, Australian Energy Council In mid-2020, the Australian Energy Council supported adoption of a Net Zero by 2050 target for Australia.

BY Australian Energy Council Dec 16 2021
Plant emissions at five-year low: Data shows

Plant emissions at five-year low: Data shows

The release of the latest NPI data reveals a drop in emissions from the energy industry, according to the Australian Energy Council.

BY AEC Mar 31 2021

Statement on Power Station Mercury Emissions

Power stations in the Latrobe Valley contributed less than 1 per cent to total mercury concentrations modelled by the CSIRO when assessing their impact on the Latrobe Valley, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Mar 29 2019

Ignore Finkel - and risk a collapse in the electricity market

Energy policy in Australia is a mess. Prices are rising sharply, reliability is deteriorating and we aren't getting our emissions down at the rate we need to.

BY Matthew Warren Jun 23 2017

Opinion piece: Another destructive decade in energy policy is not an option

Energy is a business. We urgently need to start treating it like one again.

Feb 08 2017

Hazelwood closure highlights need for clear, national policy

The announced closure of the Hazelwood power station today highlights the need for a clear national energy and climate policy to guide the decarbonisation of Australia's electricity supply, the energy industry said today.

BY Australian Energy Council Nov 03 2016

Victoria's coal tax increase has costs and consequences

The tripling of the Victorian Government's royalty payment on brown coal is a significant tax increase that will either be passed on to consumers or impair businesses expected to reinvest in the decarbonisation of electricity, the energy industry said today.

Apr 28 2016
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