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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An Economic analysis of Local Use of System charges for neighbourhood batteries


By Bruce Mountain and Kelly Burns

September 2021

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'It will dwarf coal': NSW plan seen as a 'leap forward' for hydrogen

By Nick Toscano and Nick O'Malley, The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 October 2021 

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