Tag Archives: carbon pollution reduction scheme

Article: First day under the carbon tax – how have spot prices changed?

It’s the first day under the new Carbon Tax regime, so worthwhile to have a quick look at early indications of how spot prices have changed in the NEM.

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Article: Concerns about Rising Costs in the Wholesale Spot Market

A listing of some drivers for higher (and, in some cases, lower) prices in the wholesale spot component of the NEM.

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Article: AFR says “Emissions have fallen"! Here’s some more data…

Some analysis prompted by a short article in the AFR talking about a reduction in emissions over summer 2009-10 (with the possible implication being that emissions have turned the corner).

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Article: Rising Energy Prices, More Than Meets The Eye

Over the past two days I have attended the annual Energy Users Association of Australia conference, in which I have heard a number of speakers from various walks of life talk about issues that are relevant to large energy users.

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Article: Lessons learned at the All Energy Conference

I’ve spent the last two days at All-Energy’s first Australian green energy conference and exhibition, set in Melbourne. I was sent down to learn as much as possible, and meet new contacts who may benefit from what we do. I didn’t know what to expect, but the conference proved to be informative and a very effective networking opportunity.

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Article: Thoughts on a "Diabolical Problem"

A few quick notes about the recent moves in the USA towards a national emissions trading system, and implications for Australia – following a presentation by a US consultant.

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Article: Dependence on gas supplies in the NEM

Our Managing Director spoke at the “Australian Energy & Utility Summit 08” in
Sydney on Tuesday 22nd July 2008, touching on a number of issues including the Emissions Trading System and the possible emergence of a NEM heavily dependent on gas
supplies, which might be unreliable.

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