Institute Events

Energy State of the Nation (ESON) 2016 - 18 March, Sydney

"After Paris: Integrating energy and climate change" 

As in previous years, the annual Energy State of the Nation (ESON) event delivered a day of excellent presentations and discussion on the challenging issues confronting both industry and government.  

Below are those presentations made available for download.

pdf'Australian government energy policy post-Paris' : Margaret Sewell, Head of Energy Division, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

pdf 'Keynote address: The future of the nuclear industry: the views of a global industry leader - with some observations on the SA Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission' : Jeff Benjamin, Senior Vice President, Westinghouse Electric Co, USA (presented by Rita Bowser, Vice President, Westinghouse Electric Co, USA) 

pdf'The future cost of Australia's electricity: the Australian Power Generation Technology Report'' : Tania Constable, Chief Executive Officer, CO2CRC Limited (Report Chair)

pdf'The future for renewable energy' Kane Thornton, Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council

pdf 'The COP21 Mission Innovation initiative and the future for low-emissions energy and technological innovation' Prof Chris Greig, UQ Energy Initiative, and Director, Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation, University of Queensland

pdf'A view from CSIRO: energy technology and Austrlaia's national outlook' : Alex Wonhas, Executive Director, Environment, Energy and Resources, CSIRO

Views from government and industry - panel discussion

pdfRodger Whitby, CEO, The St Baker Energy Innovation Fund
pdfDavid Pryke, Executive General Manager, Siemens

pdf'A web-based solution to energy illiteracy : the project'' : Caroline Statt, Chair, Future Energy Leaders (FELs) Group, Energy Policy Institute of Australia

pdf'A view from Europe' : Ron Loveland, Energy Advisory to the Welsh Government

Keep up-to-date, visit the ESON 2016 website: click here


"Executive Briefing on Innovation in Nuclear Energy"

The briefing will be opened by the Hon John Barilaro, Deputy Premier of New South Wales. It will feature our International Guest Speaker Suzanne Jaworowski, Senior Advisor, Policy & Communications, US Office of Nuclear Energy and Chair of the Steering Committee of the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation.

What: EPIA Executive Briefing on "Innovation in Nuclear Energy"
When: Tuesday 10 March 2020, 6 - 8 pm
Where: Piper Alderman Meeting Room, Lv 23, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney
Cost: $50 (includes refreshments)

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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.

pdfClick here to view the compendium of key points. 

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.