• UPDATE: It’s the economics, stupid. Scenarios for the NEM wholesale price to 2030

    In this update, we present our updated outlook for black and green wholesale electricity price in the NEM to 2030, accounting for current policy settings, along with scenarios for a […]

  • REPORT: Large-scale abatement potential of the Australian land sector

    Analysis indicates that the abatement contribution of the Australian land sector has potential to be vast, with increased investment in land sequestration and tighter land clearing controls able to deliver […]

  • ARTICLE: Measuring the cost of a 2°C target under the Paris Agreement

    Background In becoming a signatory to the Paris Agreement, the federal government has accepted the risk of a significant future liability as Australia begins to transform its economy. At the […]

  • REPORT: Meeting a 2°C target – A marginal abatement cost (MAC) curve for Australia

    In becoming a signatory to the Paris Agreement, the federal government has accepted the risk of a significant future liability as Australia begins to transform its economy. At the same […]

  • WEBINAR: Measuring the cost of a 2°C target under the Paris Agreement

    What is the cost of meeting a 2°C target under the Paris Agreement, and which sectors will do the heavy lifting? Join us to discuss the findings of our recent […]

  • ALERT: Update to Marginal Abatement Cost (MAC) curve content (.XLS)

    Dear Subscriber, We have published a series of updates to our marginal abatement cost curve posts. The below posts have been updated: Abatement cost curve (MAC) MAC – Sectoral MAC […]

  • REPORT: Scaling up the NEPP – Energy productivity a ‘silver bullet’ for Australia

    Analysis indicates that the National Energy Productivity Plan (NEPP) can be aggressively applied in the immediate-term to deliver large scale emissions reductions at a negative marginal cost. In this way, […]

  • INSIGHTS: ACCU prices rise, but poor ERF result reflects negative market sentiment

    The fifth Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction was held on April 5–6, with 31 contracts entered into by the Clean Energy Regulator (Regulator) for the delivery of just 11 million […]

  • ON POINT: Release of climate policy review – Industry emissions key roadblock

    On Friday the federal government released a discussion paper for public consultation as part of its 2017 review of climate change policies. Consultation will be held over the next 6 […]

  • INSIGHTS: Show me the money! Interest slumps in ERF, but ACCU prices set to rise

    The fifth Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction will take place on April 5–6, with $440 million in remaining in the government’s initial funding tranche. Just 17 new projects have been […]

  • ALERT: Release of ERF Auction Five ACCU Price Outlook

    Dear Subscriber, We have published our pricing outlook for the fifth Emissions Reduction Fund auction. To access this Auction Outlook, please click here >> Findings are drawn from our ERF Auction […]

  • ARTICLE: A cost curve for abatement & energy storage in the Australian power sector

    A quantitative study of emissions reductions in the Australian electricity sector, and the “full cost” for renewables to provide reliable energy supply, including energy storage technologies. To meet its current […]