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The Institute 

  • provides an objective view of international and domestic developments that have an impact on energy policy
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  • provides a trusted channel for dialogue with governments
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  • liaises with inter-governmental, non-governmental and community organisations
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  • provides a voice for Australian business in international organisations, including counterpart bodies in other countries
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  • recognises the independent and key role of all energy industry organisations
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  • encourages Australian young professionals and youth to engage in energy matters
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  • contributes to the maintenance of an investment climate in which capital may be invested on secure and predictable terms.
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The Institute supports free market choices within a sound national and global policy framework.

 

The Energy Policy Institute does not cater for individual membership. It recommends that energy professionals consider joining the Australian Insitute of Energy (www.aie.org.au)

 

United States Energy Association

The Institute works closely with the US Energy Association and has reciprocal membership rights.  

For information on USEA activities please go to www.usea.org.

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Barry Worthington from the USEA speaking in Sydney - 21/02/2017

Left : Niels Marquardt, CEO of American Chamber of Commerce

Centre: Barry Worthington, Executive Director the United States Energy Association

Right: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director of the Energy Policy Institute of Australia

Events

"Australia Facing Decarbonisation: Policies, Technologies, Timing and Costs"

This international briefing provided an insight into Australia’s potential role in addressing global decarbonisation goals and may have a bearing on the future energy security of Australia. International keynotes joined Australian Panelists from the Renewables, Coal, Gas and Nuclear sectors for lively debate.

Location: Sydney

Date:  Friday 22 February

A report on the forum can be downloaded by clicking here.

Presentations can be found on the Events Page: click here

Policy Papers

Policy Paper 2/19 "One judgment brings upheaval for energy and climate policy in Australia"

Author: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, EPIA

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Policy Paper 1/19 "Why no Energy Policy?"

Author: John McDonnell, Principal, McDonnell Policy Analysis

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Public Policy Papers: A compendium of Key Points (to February 2019) 

Since May 2013 the Institute has published 23 Public Policy Papers.

pdfClick here to view the compendium of key points. 


Public Policy Papers : A Compendium of Key Points (Aug 2016)

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Since May 2013 the Institute has published twelve Public Policy Papers.

pdfClick here to view the compendium of key points.

What's New

The ESB’s Alarming Report on the ‘Health of the National Electricity Market"

Author: Robert Pritchard, Executive Director, EPIA

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Submission to the Department of the Environment and Energy on its Public Consultation Paper:

“Underwriting New Generation Investments.” (October 2018)

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Policy Research Note: "The Likely Viability of Nuclear Power in Australia"

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A Preliminary Commentary on the Collapse of the National Energy Guarantee

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The Institute’s submission to the COAG Energy Council, August 2016.

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