ECI in the media

29 November 2017
Explainer: why we shouldn't be so quick to trust energy modelling Energy policy models are only as good as the predictions they’re based on. Shutterstock Hugh...
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28 November 2017
The Queensland election outcome is a death knell for Adani's coal mine John Hewson, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University The coal mine...
27 November 2017
Andrew Blakers, Australian National University; Bin Lu, Australian National University, and Matthew Stocks, Australian National University Australia can meet its 2030...
9 November 2017
This article originally appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald. Written by Honorary Professor John Hewson, a member of the ECI's Energy Economics and Policy...
The rules were written at a time when coal and gas were the only major options. AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts
20 October 2017
Frank Jotzo, Australian National University and Salim Mazouz, Australian National University The federal government’s new National Energy Guarantee (NEG) proposal looks...
19 October 2017
This article originally appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald. Written by Honorary Professor John Hewson, a member of the ECI's Energy Economics and Policy research...
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9 October 2017
ABC's 7.30 program, 9 October 2017: Report on Australia's natural gas supplies, rising electricity prices and the evolving renewable energy landscape. Prof Ken...
2 October 2017
Indonesia is notorious for its traffic jams. Many people spend hours commuting each day. Jakarta and other Indonesian cities have been rated as home to some of...
28 September 2017
In a recent Conversation FactCheck I examined the question: “Is coal still cheaper than renewables as an energy source?” In that article, we assessed how things stand...
28 September 2017
Written by ECI member, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Andrew Hopkins. The article originally appeared in The Conversation. Rising gas costs are “the single biggest...
21 September 2017
Written by Associate Professor Llewelyn Hughes, ECI member and Jonas Meckling, Assistant Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, University of California, Berkeley....
21 September 2017
The race is on for storage solutions that can help provide secure, reliable electricity supply as more renewables enter Australia’s electricity grid. With the support of...
19 September 2017
Opinion piece written by Honorary Professor John Hewson, Energy Change Institute member and former leader of the Liberal Party. This article originally appeared in The Guardian...
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8 September 2017
Opinion: Although you may win the daily media battles in politics, you may still lose the electoral war. You can go on, day in, day out, blaming others and scoring points on your...
The rules were written at a time when coal and gas were the only major options. AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts
8 September 2017
For a long time, Australian governments have believed that the private sector should run the electricity sector. And successive governments have used market instruments to...
30 August 2017
Written by Andrew Hopkins, ECI Member and Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Australian National University. This article first appeared in The Conversation. The use of biofuels...
14 August 2017
This article first appeared in The Conversation. Written by Ken Badlwin, ECI Director. Q&A AUDIENCE MEMBER: Hi. Renewable energy is more carbon-efficient, and now...
3 August 2017
Written by Andrew Blakers, ECI Executive Member and Professor of Engineering, Australian National University. This article originally appeared in The Conversation. Solar has...
27 June 2017
Permafrost is the layer of permanently frozen earth – over a 1,000 metres thick in some places – that lies just beneath the land surface in Arctic regions....
16 June 2017
It was hoped that the Finkel review of the national electricity market would provide the basis to negotiate an end to the "climate wars" - the short-term, opportunistic...

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