BTM prospects in Australia: observations from contemporary evidence of  consumers’ response to prices 

 

Presentation by Director VEPC, A/Prof Bruce Mountain

Behind-the-meter symposium

Sydney on 29 August 2019 

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Market power in the National Electricity Market following the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station

 

Presentation by Director VEPC, A/Prof Bruce Mountain and Dr Steven Percy

Economics Society of Australia Annual Conference of Economists

Pullman on the Park, Melbourne on 15 July 2019 

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Does renewable electricity generation reduce electricity prices?

 

Presentation by Bruce Mountain, Director VEPC, Steven Percy, Stephanie Rizio and Dong Wang

100% renewables workshop program, Drawing Room, University House, Australian National University, Canberra on 4 July, 2019.

 

A presentation and discussion on Australia’s retail markets, wholesale electricity design in context of rapid decarbonisation and economics of storage.

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Market power in Australia’s National Electricity Market following the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station

 

Presentation by VEPC Director, Associate Professor Bruce Mountain and and Dr Steven Percy

Victoria Energy Policy Centre, Victoria University, Level 11, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

on Wednesday 27 March 2019

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Australia’s energy policy: where and why did it go awry? Or … did it? 

 

Presentation by VEPC Director, Associate Professor Bruce Mountain

Clean Energy Disruption - Fixing the Energy Mess, Wednesday 27 February, Hawthorn Town Hall

 

A presentation and discussion on Australia’s energy transition, energy policy and what we need to fix it.

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Does renewable electricity generation reduce electricity prices? 

 

Presentation by VEPC Director, Associate Professor Bruce Mountain, Dr Steven Percy,
 Dr Asli Kars, Adjunct Associate Professor Hugh Saddler
and Farhad Billimoria

Launch of the VEPC research report 'Does renewable electricity generation reduce electricity prices?' in Melbourne on 6 December 2018 

 

This presentation covers the highlights of the VEPC's research into the impact of renewable energy generation on electricity prices.

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Victoria Energy Policy Centre Launch Address

 

Presentation by VEPC Director, Associate Professor Bruce Mountain

Launch of the Victoria Energy Policy Centre in Melbourne on 13 June 2018

 

This presentation covers: about us, research priorities, retail markets, network regulation, wholesale and environmental markets, gas markets and the National Energy Guarantee.

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Some thoughts on capacity markets for electricity in Australia

 

Presentation by VEPC Director, Associate Professor Bruce Mountain

Productivity Commission Seminar in Melbourne on 27 March 2018

 

This presentation covers: comment on the NEM and its outcomes so far, electricity market design theory (what is the problem?), taxonomy of resource adequacy approaches (what are the possible solutions?), the rise of batteries and implications for electricity market design, and comment on the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).

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The NEG: A grand plan or much ado about very little?

 

Presentation by VEPC Director, Associate Professor Bruce Mountain

Economic Society of Australia, Policy in the Pub in Melbourne on 16 May 2018

 

This presentation covers: the timeline of Australia’s emission reduction and renewable energy policy, a short history of the NEG, political and technology contexts, how it is meant to work, comparison of NEG with RET and CET, a summary of issues, and whereto from here?

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