24 Jul 2019 09:00am to 03:00pm
Coal transition seminar series

Coal use will need to decline dramatically to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. In Australia, renewables are rapidly gaining in cost competitiveness with coal-fired power, and there is the prospect of structural decline in the market for thermal coal exports. This means challenges...

22 Jul 2019 05:30pm to 07:00pm
Seminar
Coal transition seminar series

What role will renewable energy play in the energy systems of the future? How will high shares of wind and solar power effectively be integrated into the grid, what does it mean for energy costs, and what role is there for policy to guide the...

16 Jul 2019 10:30am to 11:30am
Seminar

Germany has set itself a long-term energy policy strategy with ambitious goals including the decision to phase out nuclear power. The Federal Government initiated a monitoring process to review the progress made on attaining the goals. The presentation discusses the progress in Germany’s energy transition...

19 Jun 2019 11:00am to 12:00pm
Seminar
Coal transition seminar series

The results of the recent Federal election revealed the growing polarisation in regional areas around energy policy and climate action. Nowhere is this more evident than in regional Queensland, where the fight to halt new coal and gas projects is intensifying to all new levels....

12 Jun 2019 11:00am to 12:00pm
Seminar
VCTF Seminar Series

Enabling clean energy entrepreneurship is an important component of building climate change responses and strong economies, and entrepreneurs are playing an increasingly important role in providing new technologies and new business models to help achieve emissions reductions. Clean energy entrepreneurship remains, however, a challenging task...

3 Jun 2019 11:00am to 12:00pm
Seminar
Coal transition seminar series

To end its debilitating ‘climate wars’, Australia needs policies that deliver jobs and prosperity for communities in coal regions that are struggling in the transition to a zero-carbon economy. As examples from overseas (e.g. the Ruhr area in Germany) show, regional industrial diversification is possible...

The Australian-German Energy Transition Hub held its second annual virtual conference from 18 to 28 March 2019. Over ten days, 54 researchers from 13...

21 Feb 2019 09:30am

To steer electricity investments in the right location, one could rely on price signals from wholesale energy markets. For an investment signal within the borders of existing bidding zones, that would mean market splitting or a transition to nodal pricing. An alternative is to use...

 

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