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
Inertia and system strength in the National Energy Market
An analysis of the supply and demand for “inertia” and “system strength”, which are two of the “essential system services” that keep the wheels of the interconnected power system turning. Report prepared for The Australia Institute by Professor Bruce Mountain and Dr Steven Percy. March 2021
Download the report (6.4mbs) by clicking on the image (left).
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