ECI in the media

14 March 2018
Written by Honorary Professor John Hewson, Crawford School of Public Policy, Energy Change Institute member, and a former Liberal opposition leader. This article originally...
8 March 2018
Virtual power plants are in vogue, but they can be like taking a sledgehammer to a nut Evan Franklin, University of Tasmania and Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Public Policy,...
2 March 2018
Snowy 2.0 is a big enough venture to create its own watershed of cheers and jeers. The federal buyout of $6.221 billion - split two-thirds for NSW, one-third for...
1 March 2018
Plummeting prices for renewable energy sources coupled with high-tech energy storage solutions are putting the heat on old-school coal-fired power generators. Feature article...
20 February 2018
Tesla's 'virtual power plant' might be second-best to real people power Hedda Ransan-Cooper, Australian National University; Archie Chapman, University of Sydney...
Power station - Energy Change Institute
30 January 2018
Explainer: power station 'trips' are normal, but blackouts are not Hugh Saddler, Australian National University Tens of thousands of Victorians were left without...
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...
Coal power image - Energy Change Institute
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...

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