Green Energy Markets

released 28 August 2017

To assist the Australian community in understanding the role and contribution of renewable energy to meeting our energy needs while also providing an important source of employment and reducing pollution, Green Energy Markets produces the monthly Renewable Energy Index. The first report covering the 2016-17 financial year was released on 28 August.

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The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) 

released 5 September 2017

AEMO’s 2017 Electricity Statement of Opportunities (ESOO)  confirms the need for additional investments and new approaches to ensure AEMO has a reliable portfolio of dispatchable energy resources capable of responding quickly and effectively to the dynamic needs of the power system.

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Minerals Council of Australia

released 1 September 2017

Nuclear energy was banned less than two decades ago in Australia, a decision that has cost the nation significant global investment and scientific collaboration on new nuclear technologies.

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Sustainable Business Australia (SBA)

31 August 2017

The report “Climate Action in 2017 – Insights into the readiness of Australian business to disclose climate-related financial risks and opportunities” is based on research by SBA using the CDP climate disclosures from the ASX200 and analysis and insights by leading environmental and energy management advisory firm, Energetics.

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The Climate Council

released 30 August 2017

The ‘Renewables Ready: States Leading the Charge,’ report shows South Australia, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory are all leading the renewables race, while the Federal Government remains stuck at the starting block.

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The Australia Institute

released 28 August 2017

Little data is available to the public on the clean-up from the mining boom. State government agencies often lack basic information on how many mines are in operation, with still less published on closures and abandonments.

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