The Clean Energy Council has published a series of papers examining the Finkel Review and issues related to the transformation of Australia's energy system.
Submission to the Independent Review into the security of the National Electricity Market
In this submission, the CEC argues that the market is falling behind technological change and that there is a need for major reform to meet Australia’s Paris Treaty targets by 2030. Renewable energy will play a critical role in achieving this target but stable and sound policy settings are required to support investment in the sector.
The need for a Clean Energy Target beyond 2020
Australia's electricity system is changing more than ever before. The age of our generation fleet and need to reduce emissions means that investment certainty is needed to keep building new clean energy generation and ensure energy security for the coming decades.
Advice to COAG Energy Council on the Finkel Review
The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has provided the COAG Energy Council with a briefing paper ahead of the June meeting. The CEC urges the COAG Energy Council to ensure a measured and coordinated response to the Chief Scientists’ recommendations that ensures Australia’s energy transition is managed more effectively.
Paper: Arresting frequency changes in a modern electricity system
This article investigates the issue of inertia, how it works with the power grid and how renewables and storage can help using currently available technology.
Workshop on frequency control in the NEM: issues and opportunities
On 19 April 2017 the Clean Energy Council held a workshop with 55 Sponsoring and Corporate Clean Energy Council members into the frequency control regime in the NEM, examined the pros and cons of the current arrangements, and explored major flaws and opportunities for improvement that encompass the latest and emerging technologies.