This article was published in the Energy Source and Distribution Magazine – Mar/Apr 2018 issue.
Ahh, the NEG, the National Energy Guarantee. Resolving the policy impasse that has plagued the energy sector for a number of years is high on the to-do list of many people. Many articles are appearing summarising its intent and praising its objectives, and those views are not repeated here.
Rohan Harris observes the differences between regulatory arrangements that have up until recently been applied to electricity network businesses and water businesses. Read more here.More
Executive Director and Adjunct Professor Jim Snow presented a paper at the Off Grid and Stand Alone Power Conference in Sydney on 28th March 2018 – this paper looked forensically at the concept of microgrids and embedded networks within grids as it was based on a very detailed study of an embedded network at RV Homebase in Maryborough Queensland. Check out what the paper covered.More
Executive Director, Jim Snow attended the AICD Brisbane Lounge on Block Chain technology and Data Security on 8 March 2018.More
CIGRE have announced that Alex Cruickshank has been appointed to head up Study Committee C5 from 2018. The study committee examines market and regulation issues in the electricity industries.More
Greg contributed to a session on impact of renewable technology on electricity market design.More
OGW Report “Review of the Thwaites report and associated research” (Hoch and Harris) was prepared for the Australian Energy Council who claim that it “casts doubt over the analysis attached to the Thwaites Review of Retail Markets in Victoria”More
This week Executive Director Greg Thorpe and Principal Consultant Alex Cruickshank are attending a CIGRE symposium in Dublin, Ireland attended by electricity experts from all continents.More
Executive Director and Adjunct Professor Jim Snow will present at the University of Queensland Energy Express Seminar on the evening of Tuesday 23 May on “Regulatory constraints and policy issues in a transition to a low carbon economy”More
Jim Snow, Executive Director and Adjunct Professor UQ Energy Initiative will present at UQEI Express Seminar, 23rd May 2017 at UQ, on the regulatory constraints and policy issues related to the security of the electricity sector as it moves toward lower emissions.More