• 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 […]

  • ERF Auction Four: ACCU contract prices likely to push higher at ERF IV

    The Clean Energy Regulator has announced that the fourth Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction will be held on the 16-17th of November 2016. The Regulator has also announced new auction […]

  • INSIGHTS: ACCUs rise to $14 at ERF III, bullish outlook for Auction IV

    Modelling indicates the ‘highest clearing price’ for ACCUs grew to around $14 at the third ERF auction – a 40 per cent premium on the average price of abatement ($10.23) […]

  • ‘Mega projects’ drive ERF close to floor, but price rebound ahead?

    The Clean Energy Regulator yesterday published the results of the third Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction, with 50.47 million credits contracted at an average price of $10.23. In line with […]

  • IN FOCUS: Inside the Labor Party’s “Climate Change Action Plan” framework

    The ALP today released its “Climate Change Action Plan” policy, designed to establish a framework to meet Australia’s long-term emissions reduction obligations. The announcement comes following the signing of the […]

  • Average price likely to fall at third ERF auction, yet upside potential remains

    RepuTex today released its outlook for the third Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction, presenting our ‘reference case’ estimates in line with our ERF Auction Simulation Tool. 290 projects are currently […]

  • Beware the “bid plateau” at ERF III – The risk of ‘bidding the average price’

    While on the surface, the first two ERF auctions appeared to be similar – contracting a comparable amount of ACCUs for a similar amount of money – analysis indicates that […]

  • What’s in store for the third Emissions Reduction Fund auction?

    While the second Emissions Reduction Fund auction had potential to be much larger than the first, high competition led to only 1 in 3 projects successfully winning contracts, with larger […]

  • Introducing the RepuTex ERF Auction Simulation Tool

    RepuTex’s proprietary ERF Auction Simulation Tool replicates the operation of the ERF reverse auction bidding system by modelling a series of auction scenarios and sensitivities, arriving at our upper and lower pricing bounds […]