• Safeguard mechanism 2.0 – A carbon price under the ALP’s tighter baseline scheme

    The ALP is expected to announce a plan to tighten the government’s safeguard mechanism framework, requiring Australia’s largest emitting industrial companies to reduce emissions to meet a 45% economy-wide emissions […]

  • Cost and availability of offsetting LNG emissions in Western Australia

    Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from LNG production in Western Australia are projected to grow to around 30 Mtpa of CO2e  – an increase of approximately 300 percent on 2005 LNG […]

  • Electrifying Victoria: The impact of election policy on wholesale prices

    In the absence of a robust federal energy and climate policy framework, Australian states and territories continue to play an important role in shaping Australia’s energy transition. Ahead of the […]

  • UPDATE: The impact of a 26-45% NEG target on electricity prices to 2030

    Modelling indicates that increased ambition under the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) will place downward pressure on wholesale electricity prices in the National Electricity Market (NEM) through to 2030. Under the […]

  • UPDATE: Carbon price may double to $35/t in 2030 for industry sector

    With the electricity sector locked into the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), other sectors of the economy will be called on to contribute to Australia’s 2030 target, with high emitting energy, […]

  • UPDATE: Modelling the interaction between the NEG and State RETs

    While initial modelling of the NEG has been undertaken for the Energy Security Board, to date, analysis is yet to fully consider the interaction between the proposed policy and state […]

  • Small ERF auction volumes to open window for high contract prices

    The seventh Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction will take place next week (June 6-7), with $265 million remaining in the government’s $2.55bn fund. In line with our previous auction outlook, […]

  • Choose your own baseline – Industrial emissions and the Safeguard Mechanism

    IN SHORT: High emitting industrial facilities covered by the ‘safeguard mechanism’ (excluding the generation sector) are projected to drive national emissions growth through to 2030, with companies given flexibility to […]

  • UPDATE: Outlook for ACCU supply and offset prices in Australia through to 2030

    As discussion increases over the role of domestic and international carbon credits in Australia, in this update, we present our outlook for supply of Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs) through […]

  • UPDATE: Uptick in volumes expected at sixth Emissions Reduction Fund auction

    RepuTex today published its Outlook for the sixth ERF auction, to be held on December 6-7. In line with auction five, we believe negative sentiment will again undermine the sixth […]

  • Goodbye Gas, Hello Pumped Hydro – Liddell extension and the impact of Snowy 2.0

    In the absence of a Clean Energy Target, the extension of Liddell and the expansion of the Snowy Hydro scheme represent the two core pillars of the government’s energy policy […]

  • REPORT: Setting the Clean Energy Target – Implications for industry & Australia’s 2030 target

    The ambition of the government’s Clean Energy Target (CET) will not only establish the timeline for the phase out of emissions from Australia’s electricity sector, but will also have implications […]