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EPIA

The Institute 

  • provides an objective view of international and domestic developments that have an impact on energy policy
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  • provides a trusted channel for dialogue with governments
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  • liaises with inter-governmental, non-governmental and community organisations
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  • provides a voice for Australian business in international organisations, including counterpart bodies in other countries
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  • recognises the independent and key role of all energy industry organisations
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  • encourages Australian young professionals and youth to engage in energy matters
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  • contributes to the maintenance of an investment climate in which capital may be invested on secure and predictable terms.
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The Institute supports free market choices within a sound national and global policy framework.

 

The Energy Policy Institute does not cater for individual membership. It recommends that energy professionals consider joining the Australian Insitute of Energy (www.aie.org.au)

 

United States Energy Association

The Institute works closely with the US Energy Association and has reciprocal membership rights.  

For information on USEA activities please go to www.usea.org.

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Barry Worthington from the USEA speaking in Sydney - 21/02/2017

Left : Niels Marquardt, CEO of American Chamber of Commerce

Centre: Barry Worthington, Executive Director the United States Energy Association

Right: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director of the Energy Policy Institute of Australia

What's New

EPIA's Executive Director presentation to the USEA - Nov 2019

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EPIA Submission to Government - July 2019

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EPIA's Executive Director interviewed by Alan Jones: 'Forced penetration' of renewables is 'destabilising the entire power system'.  

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The ESB’s Alarming Report on the ‘Health of the National Electricity Market"

Author: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, EPIA

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The Institute’s submission to the COAG Energy Council, August 2016.

Policy Papers

Policy Paper 3/19 "Finding the Right Balance: Power System Flexibility in an Era of Decarbonisation: An Annotated Bibliography"

Author: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, EPIA

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Policy Paper 2/19 "One judgment brings upheaval for energy and climate policy in Australia"

Author: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, EPIA

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Policy Paper 1/19 "Why no Energy Policy?"

Author: John McDonnell, Principal, McDonnell Policy Analysis

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Public Policy Papers: A compendium of Key Points (to April 2019) 

Since May 2013 the Institute has published 24 Public Policy Papers.

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Public Policy Papers : A Compendium of Key Points (Aug 2016)

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Since May 2013 the Institute has published twelve Public Policy Papers.

pdfClick here to view the compendium of key points.