Sources of electricity generation including solar, wind and battery power

Go for net zero: A practical plan for reliable, affordable, low-emissions electricity


by Tony Wood and James Ha

Australia can achieve a net-zero carbon emissions electricity system without threatening affordability or reliability of supply.

  • Energy and Climate Change Program Director

    Tony Wood

    Tony has been Director of the Energy Program since 2011 after 14 years working at Origin Energy in senior executive roles. From 2009 to 2014 he was also Program Director of Clean Energy Projects at the Clinton Foundation, advising governments in the Asia-Pacific region on effective deployment of large-scale, low-emission energy technologies. In 2008, he was seconded to provide an industry perspective to the first Garnaut climate change review.

    In January 2018, Tony was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his significant service to conservation and the environment, particularly in the areas of energy policy, climate change and sustainability. In October 2019, Tony was elected as a Fellow to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

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    Energy Fellow

    Alison Reeve

    Alison has two decades of experience in climate change, clean energy policy, and technology, in the private, public, academic, and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to joining the Grattan Institute, she was the General Manager of Project Delivery at the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University. She led development of Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy in 2019,  as well as Commonwealth policy for offshore wind, energy innovation, energy efficiency, and structural adjustment.

    Alison has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Queensland and a Masters of Public Policy from the Australian National University.