Institute Events

"Australia Facing Decarbonisation: Policies, Technologies, Timing and Costs"

Date:  Friday 22 February 2019 - 2pm to 5.30pm followed by a reception to 7pm

Location: Sydney

International Forum on Low-Carbon Energy, with speakers and panalists to include:

  • Dr Jiang Kejun, Director Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, Beijing, China
  • Tania Constable, Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia
  • Dr Mikhail Chudakov, Deputy Director General, Department of Nuclear Energy, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
  • Monique MillerDirector - Corporate and Project Finance, Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Australia
  • Prof Stephen WilsonHead, University of Queensland Energy Initiative
  • Jessica Lovering, Energy Director, The Breakthrough Institute California, USA
  • John McDonnell, Principal, McDonnell Policy Analysis, Australia
  • Shannon O'RourkeGeneral Manager - Hydrogen, Woodside Energy, Australia

This international briefing provided an insight into Australia’s potential role in addressing global decarbonisation goals and may have a bearing on the future energy security of Australia. International keynotes joined Australian Panelists from the Renewables, Coal, Gas and Nuclear sectors for lively debate.

Registration to this event also included complimentary admission to a follow up Roundtable on "System Costs of Decarbonisation" with the William Magwood, Director General, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) on Thursday 28 February in Sydney.

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  • Dr Jiang Kejun, Director Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, Beijing, China
  • Dr Mikhail ChudakovDeputy Director General, Department of Nuclear Energy, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
  • Monique MillerDirector - Corporate and Project Finance, Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Australia
  • Shannon O'RourkeGeneral Manager - Hydrogen, Woodside Energy, Australia
  • Tania Constable, Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia

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  • Dr Jiang Kejun, Director Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, Beijing, China
  • Dr Mikhail Chudakov, Deputy Director General, Department of Nuclear Energy, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria

What's New

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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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.

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.