Institute Events

Energy State of the Nation (ESON) 2013

ESON and [Y]ESON 2013, Sydney

ESON (Energy State of the Nation) 2013 was held on Friday 22 March in Sydney at the Pullman Hyde Park Hotel.  Click here for the ESON program. Click here for the [Y]ESON program.

Much of the day was devoted to panel discussion and open forum sessions, but presentations by the following speakers are available for download:

Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP, Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism, speech presented by Martin Hoffman, Deputy Secretary, Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism.

Jeff Dimery, Chief Executive Officer, Alinta Energy

Matt Halliday, Chief Financial Officer, Rio Tinto Energy

David Byers, Chief Executive, APPEA

Professor Quentin Grafton, Executive Director / Chief Economist, Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics

Darren Pace, Director, Energy Policy Institute of Australia; and, Senior Strategy Analyst, Alinta Energy

Download the KPMG/EPIA Financing Report launched at ESON 2013.



"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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