The adoption and development of new energy technology, such as rooftop solar PV and battery storage systems, continue to fuel discussion about the future of the electricity grid. The ESAA Edge of the Grid report takes a closer look at the potential for new ways of delivering energy to those on the edge of grids.
This report is focused on identifying the potential cost impacts, for both the upstream and downstream networks of the wholesale service provider (i.e., Sydney Water or Hunter Water) resulting from the operation of a recycled water plant.
Jim Snow, Executive Director and Adjunct Professor UQ was invited as a Guest Author on the WattClarity blog on areas of deeper analysis.
The latest paper developed by by Rod Johannessen, Principal Consultant and Jim Snow, Executive Director reviews the contradiction of abundant east coast gas resources and an east coast gas supply crisis.
The Victorian Electricity Distribution Businesses have submitted to the VIC government’s retail energy market review the Oakley Greenwood report: Causes of residential electricity bill changes Victoria, 1995 to 2017.
Energy Policy Institute of Australia Policy Paper #2: The Economic Impact of High Energy Prices in Australia” was guest authored by Executive Director and Adjunct Professor (UQ) Jim Snow in February 2014 and is getting a new airing with the whole debate on the costs of electricity and gas in Australia and its impacts on businesses and consumers.
MG has engaged Oakley Greenwood to provide an independent opinion as to the prudency and efficiency of MG’s actual capital expenditure for the above two categories of capex, in the context of the requirements of the Rules (Rule 79 in particular).
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is responsible for determinations under the AMI Order – in
– Council (AMIOIC) — a regulatory instrument that determines what costs Jemena Electricity
Networks (Vic) Ltd.
will recover for AMI
and how that recovery should
This report has been prepared by Principal Consultant, Tim Ryan and Executive Director, Lance Hoch for the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal as part of its review of wholesale water and sewerage prices.
Greg Thorpe and Alex Cruickshank from Oakley Greenwood were part of the working group for capacity mechanisms: needs, solutions and state of affairs.
Paper published in Energy Source and Distribution Magazine “Toward Fixed Price Retail Electricity Contracts”
The opaque nature of Australia’s wholesale natural gas markets and the deregulation of natural gas retail markets in most states and territories mean there is limited information in the public domain about the gas prices paid by industrial and residential customers. This report is intended to help fill this information gap and inform market participants, consumers and policy development.