Renewable Methane Strategy and Roadmap for Australia

Jim Snow, Executive Director gave a paper at the Australian Hydrogen Forum 2020 outlining the compelling and priority case for a Renewable Methane Strategy and Roadmap for Australia, to complement the Hydrogen Strategy and Roadmap. Read more here.

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A methodology for valuation of DER

Distributed energy resources (DER) – rooftop PV and battery storage (including electric vehicles which make storage moveable) – can provide material economic benefits to the electricity supply chain. However, accommodating increased levels of DER may require capital expenditure to augment the distribution system.

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Pricing for the Integration of Distributed Energy Resources

Pricing for the Integration of Distributed Energy Resources. Read the full summary report here.

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Regional township energy farming

Why are we so easily seduced by big picture developments and programs in order to achieve “scale” and “financial close” adopting an almost banker-based approach, and yet not grab the newly exposed low hanging fruit.

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Emily Alford at Energy & Mines 2019. Panel podcast available

The Energy & Mines 2019 conference in Perth last week was a great event. Listen to the panel podcast with Emily Alford here.

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Renewables push silencing miners’ diesel generators – Weekend Australian

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Oakley Greenwood assists the NT Department of Treasury and Finance in development of a power system Reliability Standard

Read the consultation paper assisting the NT Department of Treasury and Finance in the development of a power system Reliability Standard. Click here to read more.

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What was different a decade ago for the energy markets in Australia?

10 years on for Oakley Greenwood, Director and Adjunct Professor, Jim Snow reflects on what was different a decade ago for the energy markets in Australia.

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AEC report shows consumer benefits from a reference price

Australian Energy Daily published the below article outlining that the retailer lobby group the Australian Energy Council has commissioned a report showing that most consumers would benefit more from a reference price than a default market offer. Read more here.

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Monash Microgrid Electricity Market Operator launches

Principal Consultant Alex Cruickshank, attended the launch of the Monash Microgrid Electricity Market Operator, which is supported by a grant from the Victorian Government. This project is to develop and implement a model for price-based management of a microgrid.

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ESCOSA report released: SA Power Networks 2020 Reliability Standards Review

A new Oakley Greenwood report has found that the majority of customers in South Australia are not interested in paying more for higher levels of electricity supply reliability. The report quantified Australian customers’ willingness to pay for additional reliability in their electricity supply, and their willingness to subsidise improvements in areas that receive materially lower levels of supply…

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Battery of the Nation: Analysis of the future National Electricity Market

Hydro Tasmania has recently released the report “Battery of the Nation: Analysis of the future National Electricity Market, April 2018” to which Oakley Greenwood contributed. Read the report inside.

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