The electricity landscape in Australia is changing rapidly, as generation from renewable energy sources continues to grow and consumers become more active participants in the market
Bioenergy and bioproducts have the potential to be a significant growth sector for the Australian economy, in conjunction with growing the agricultural sector and regional communities. As with any emerging sector, government support can play an important role in removing barriers and accelerating the development of new projects.
The policy landscape for electricity market reform is complex, with many different proposals spread across state governments, the federal government and energy market institutions.
The new ABS gas price index shines some light on the opaqueness of gas supply agreements, increasing the transparency and quality of information available in the market.