• 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

    This event has now taken place. To access the webinar slides, refer to the Downloads box below. What is the cost of meeting a 2°C target under the Paris Agreement, […]

  • 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 […]

  • REPORT: Industry to the fore? Meeting Australia’s 2030 target without an EIS

    While the government has ruled out an emissions intensity scheme (EIS) for the power sector, the continued operation of the federal Renewable Energy Target (RET) – and state renewable targets […]

  • Service Alert: Energy & Climate Policy (ECP) Tool updates

    Dear subscriber, We have published the following updates to our RepuTex Connect platform: RepuTex 2030 Energy & Climate Policy (ECP) Tool updates The following updates have been made to our […]

  • INSIGHTS: Wide scope for climate policy review – Key considerations

    The Federal Government today released the Terms of Reference (ToR) for its climate policy review, with industry consultation to be held in February ahead of the formal reporting process from […]

  • REPORT: Low ERF price environment slows ACCU supply

    The fourth Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction was held on the 16 and 17 November 2016, with 47 contracts entered into by the Clean Energy Regulator (Regulator) for the delivery […]

  • 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 […]

  • Service Alert: Release of ERF Auction Four Outlook

    Dear subscriber, We have published our outlook for the fourth Emissions Reduction Fund auction. Analysis models nine scenarios for the fourth ERF auction, enabling proponents to better understand how auction […]

  • Media Release: Price of carbon likely to rise as final call looms for ERF

    MELBOURNE, November 8, 2016 – Analysis by energy and carbon advisory firm, RepuTex, indicates that the average price of carbon contracts under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) is likely to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Service Alert: Update of ACCU Supply & Project Pipeline

    Dear subscriber, We have published an update to our “ACCU Supply Pipeline” and our “ERF Project Pipeline” posts. As of November 7, 290 projects are eligible to participate in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • WEBINAR: Aligning emissions baselines with Australia’s 2030 target

    We are pleased to invite you to join the below free event: Following the release of our White Paper, “Framing Australia’s Energy & Climate Policy to 2030”, in this webinar, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Service Alert: Release of RepuTex Energy and Climate Policy (ECP) Tool

    RepuTex today announced the release of a new online tool, the RepuTex Energy and Climate Policy (ECP) Tool, enabling business and policymakers to construct their own policy pathway to meet […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hunt out, Frydenberg in – Where to for the Coalition’s climate policy review?

    In short: Josh Frydenberg will head an expanded Energy and Environment Portfolio in place of outgoing minister Greg Hunt In our view, the change will better align climate change with […]

  • Going back to go forward? The road to climate bi-partisanship in the 2016-19 Parliament

    The 2016-19 Federal Parliament will play a major role in defining Australia’s long-term climate policy framework, with the major parties expected to work towards policy bipartisanship, and market certainty, as […]

  • 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) […]

  • Market Update: Australian emissions rise to 3 per cent above 2000 levels

    In early May, the Department of Environment released Australia’s National Greenhouse Accounts (NGA) for 2014, containing Australia’s national greenhouse gas emissions for 1990-2014, our official submission to the United Nations […]

  • Service Alert: Release of new “RepuTex Connect” client portal

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new “RepuTex Connect” client portal, which brings together our latest research insights, forecasts & data in one integrated platform. The new-look […]

  • ‘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 […]