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Electricity Market Design Principles

The Australian Energy Council (AEC) has asked KPMG to provide advice on long-term market design principles that support a sustainable energy future for Australia and allow for the assessment of potential market design changes.1 We have also been asked to … Continue reading

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OFF-GRID SOLAR MARKET TRENDS REPORT 2020 March 2020

Context and Key Definitions Over the past decade, the biennial Lighting Global/GOGLA Market Trends Report has been the anchor of the Lighting Global/GOGLA franchise of market data and trends reports, which are the go-to source of sector information for investors, … Continue reading

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EU Solar Jobs Report 2022 Addressing the solar skills challenge

Foreword by Commissioner Nicolas Schmit Welcome to SolarPower Europe’s EU Solar Jobs Report 2022. At a time when Europe is facing both long- and short-term challenges in its energy security, notably because of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, energy … Continue reading

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Global polysilicon capacities to reach 536GW by year end 2023 – CEA

Global polysilicon capacities are on track to reach 295GW by the end of 2022 as six new facilities ramp up production this quarter, according to new research from Clean Energy Associates (CEA). The solar and storage advisory firm forecasts polysilicon … Continue reading

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Spring 2022 Solar Industry Updat

From 2010 to 2021, global PV capacity additions grew from 17 GWdc to 172 GWdc. In 2021, global PV installs increased 19%, y/y. The total cumulative installed capacity for PV at the end of 2021 reached at least 939 GWdc. … Continue reading

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In Energy Breakthrough, India Added More Renewable Than Fossil Fuel Capacity for the First Time Last Year

India added more energy capacity from renewable energy sources last year than from conventional sources like coal for the first time, an important breakthrough for a country that struggles with high greenhouse gas emissions and deadly air pollution. Not only did renewables exceed conventional sources, … Continue reading

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TotalEnergies Energy Outlook 2022TotalEnergies Publishes its Annual Contribution to theEnergy Transition Dialogue

Paris, September 27, 2022 – In view of the forthcoming COP27, the multi-energy Company TotalEnergies aims at improving the understanding of the global energy system and thus contributing to the Energy Transition debate with its annual publication, the TotalEnergies Energy … Continue reading

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A DOUBLE-SIDED CAUSER PAYS IMPLEMENTATION OF FREQUENCY DEVIATION PRICING An ARENA-Supported Project Sponsored by the Australian Energy Council

Executive Summary This is the second of a set of four reports to be prepared under an AEC/ARENA supported project to study the theoretical and practical bases for a specific implementation of Frequency Deviation Pricing (FDP), known as Double-Side Causer … Continue reading

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IMPLICATIONS OF WAVING THE ‘BIG STICK

INTRODUCTIONBackground As part of its attempts to reduce electricity prices for consumers, the Federal Government has drafted legislation to prohibit three types of conduct by electricity businesses:1) Failure of electricity retailers to pass-on reductions in supply chain costs to residential … Continue reading

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Australia’s ENERGY FUTURE: 55 BY 35

Executive Overview The AEC has proposed an economy-wide interim emissions target of 55 per centreduction on 2005 levels by 2035 as a milestone on the way to net zero. This paper is one in a series of papers exploring the … Continue reading

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