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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Know your ERF – Auction Four Pricing & Bidding Risk Analysis

    Analysis indicates that the average price of carbon contracts under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) is likely to rise at the fourth auction, to be held next week, driven by […]

  • A closer look at the 2030 RepuTex Energy & Climate Policy Tool

    RepuTex recently released a new online tool, the RepuTex Energy and Climate Policy (ECP) Tool, enabling users to construct a policy pathway to meet Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction target. As […]

  • Media Releases

  • Media Release: Australia can meet 2-degree target under Paris Agreement at “no net cost” to business

    MELBOURNE, May 22, 2017 – A new study from energy and carbon advisory firm, RepuTex, indicates that Australia can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent on 2005 levels […]

  • Media Release: Renewables with storage now cheapest form of ‘reliable’ energy supply, surpassing gas

    The rising price of gas, coupled with the falling cost of energy storage, has now made renewable energy storage cheaper than gas-fired power in providing reliable generation, such as instantaneous […]

  • Media Release: No EIS may means deeper cuts from industry to meet 2030 target: RepuTex

    MELBOURNE, January 30, 2017 – New research from carbon and energy advisory firm, RepuTex, suggests that Australia can meet its 2030 emissions target without an Emissions Intensity Scheme (EIS), however, […]

  • Media Release: Interest cools at fourth Emissions Reduction Fund auction

    MELBOURNE, November 24, 2016 – Following the release of today’s Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction results, below, we summarise the key outcomes and implications. KEY OUTCOMES OF AUCTION FOUR The […]

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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • A closer look at the 2030 RepuTex Energy & Climate Policy Tool

    RepuTex recently released a new online tool, the RepuTex Energy and Climate Policy (ECP) Tool, enabling users to construct a policy pathway to meet Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction target. As […]

  • White Paper: Framing Australia’s Energy & Climate Policy to 2030

    Following the release of the Climate Change Authority’s Special Review, which proposed a ‘toolkit’ of measures to meet Australia’s emissions target – but made few detailed recommendations – in this […]