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. 

Our Latest Report

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Is rooftop solar a play-thing for the well-to-do?


A critique of the argument and the evidence.


By Professor Bruce Mountain and Dr Kelly Burns. June 2021

Download the report (6.4mbs) by clicking on the image (left).

VEPC in the News


Solar tax survey slammed by energy experts for "misleading" consumers

By Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, 27 July 2021

Latest Commentary

NSW is dropping $78 million on the Blockbuster of energy production when the world has moved to Netflix


Bruce Mountain, Bruce Robertson & Ted Woodley, OPINION - Sydney Morning Herald, 12 May 2021

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