The Victoria Energy Policy Centre (VEPC) is a research centre focussing on policy challenges in energy in Australia, with a particular focus on Victoria.


The VEPC's core research discipline is economics, but we encourage collaboration between experts from different academic traditions. We combine academically rigorous research and analysis, with a practical understanding of government processes. 

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Analysis of the impact of proposals to charge solar homes to export electricity to the grid


A critique of the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) calculation of the impact of the network injection charge that the AEMC proposes that households with rooftop solar should pay when they export surplus rooftop solar generation to the grid. Report by Professor Bruce Mountain. April 2021

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Facts matter, and so does the size of tariffs proposed for solar export tax


Bruce Mountain, Renew Economy, 29 April 2021

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