Tag Archives: CO2 emissions

Article: If you increase your consumption of energy at a time when average emissions intensity is low, you’re not necessarily doing a good thing for the environment

A quick note about the need to avoid focusing on average emissions intensity (for the wrong reasons) and losing sight of the fact that it’s the emissions intensity of the next marginal unit of production that should be used for making short-term consumption decisions (if the objective is reducing your environmental footprint, as an energy user).

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Article: One week into the Carbon Tax – how have emissions changed?

Now that we’re through the first week of Australia’s new Carbon Tax, we thought it would be of interest to have a look at whether there has been any significant change in dispatch patterns across the NEM as a result. We acknowledge that it’s really too early to make any significant observations about the merits […]

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