26 February 2020
In all the strategies and tactics of Australia’s energy and climate-change policy wars, the most disturbing development is that carbon pricing became roadkill.
3 February 2020
Public funding for ad hoc projects will simply exacerbate all the problems that politicians say they want to fix.
24 January 2020
The Prime Minister has an opportunity to inch Australia towards zero emissions despite the climate deniers. Here’s how he could grasp it.
7 January 2020
As we enter the 2020s, there is an opportunity to plot a clear pathway to a new energy future – that of near-zero emissions, while maintaining reliability and low-cost.
25 November 2019
In the often messy and turbulent world of energy and climate policy, Australia ends 2019 in a far better place than we began.
19 November 2019
As Australians prepare for a hot and dangerous summer, politicians and energy market agencies are searching for the lowest-cost way to try to ensure the lights stay on.
23 October 2019
Grattan’s Energy Program Director Tony Wood has been elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. Tony is among 25 leaders in applying science, technology, and engineering to solve real-world problems elected to one of Australia’s Learned Academies.
8 October 2019
Every ad hoc solution that governments pile on the energy market is making it harder to deliver the price and security outcomes that politicians and customers want.
8 October 2019
Our policy would give a clear signal for investment in new, clean power supply before – not after – coal closures, and better manage Australia’s energy transition.
9 September 2019
NSW should be able to cope comfortably with the impending closure of the Liddell coal power station in the Hunter Valley. Here’s how.