Institute Events

Executive Briefing: Finkel Review

The EPIA hosted a late-afternoon Executive Briefing on:

THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE FINKEL REVIEW: a panel discussion

Panel Chair: Jennifer Hewett, National Affairs Columnist, Australian Financial Review

Panel: Karen Moses, member of the Finkel Review, Tim O'Grady, Head of Government Affairs, Origin Energy, Stephen Galilee, CEO, NSW Minerals Council and Professor Chris Greig, Director, UQ Energy Initiative, University of Queensland

Date and Time: Wednesday 5 July 2017 at 4pm

Venue: Piper Alderman, Level 23 Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney

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This briefing was part of a series of EPIA briefings on topical issues with an important bearing on the development of future energy policy in Australia.

The Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market: Blueprint for the Future (the Finkel Review) was released on 9 June. It proposed a Clean Energy Target and an Energy Security Board to implement it.

CLICK HERE to see EPIA’s policy paper of 16 June supporting Finkel’s key proposals.

Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg expects organisations like EPIA to speak out on the Finkel proposals.

Many delegates joined the EPIA for this expert panel discussion and participated in this historic debate.

Chair:                                    Jennifer Hewett, National Affairs Columnist, Australian Financial Review

            Panel:                        Karen Moses, member of the Finkel Review,

                                               Tim O’Grady, Head of Government Affairs, Origin Energy,

                                               Stephen Galilee, CEO, NSW Minerals Council and

                                               Professor Chris Greig, Director, UQ Energy Initiative, University of Queensland

            Date and Time:       Wednesday 5 July 2017 at 4pm until 5.30 pm followed by refreshments

Events

"Meet the author of Blackout - Matthew Warren"

We are excited to invite you to an event where you'll meet the author of 2019’s topical book “Blackout”. 

Author Mr Matthew Warren will provide an overview of his book, focusing on ‘unresolved issues and future ideas’ of the energy market and then take questions from the audience.

Location: Sydney

Date:  Monday 29 April

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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.

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What's New

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

Author: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, EPIA

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Submission to the Department of the Environment and Energy on its Public Consultation Paper:

“Underwriting New Generation Investments.” (October 2018)

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Policy Research Note: "The Likely Viability of Nuclear Power in Australia"

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A Preliminary Commentary on the Collapse of the National Energy Guarantee

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

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