• Historical overview of COP 2009-2017

    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (the Convention or UNFCCC) is an international treaty which acknowledges the existence of anthropogenic climate change and provides the framework for climate change negotiations.

    September 05, 2018

  • All Safeguard Mechanism facilities to receive updated baselines under proposed changes

    The Federal Government proposes to require that all Safeguard Mechanism facilities must update their emissions baselines using current production data to better represent current circumstances.

    February 26, 2018

  • Energy Storage Updater - February 2018

    The role of electricity storage within global markets is being explored. Many markets are at a cross-roads brought about by the convergence of innovation, digitisation, reducing technology costs, increased penetrations of intermittent renewable generation and accompanying regulatory change.

    February 21, 2018

  • Financing battery storage+renewable energy

    Renewable energy has moved to the mainstream.

    January 15, 2018

  • Energy regulatory updater – October

    As our energy regulatory bodies continued with business as usual activities in October, much focus was on the Federal Government.

    November 09, 2017

  • The UK prepares for COP23 and plans for clean growth

    The UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy (the Strategy) published in October 2017 serves as an important re-commitment by an embattled Government to the climate change agenda and will certainly inform UK negotiations at COP23.

    October 17, 2017

  • Energy storage updater

    The largest non-recourse financing of energy storage assets anywhere in the world is the USD 2.3 billion financing of the AES Southland project in the USA that closed in June 2017.

    September 19, 2017

  • Energy regulatory updater – August

    This month we have seen a large number of electricity industry developments and initiatives by the National Electricity Market regulator, operator and rule maker. Download the PDF to see the monthly regulatory update.

    August 31, 2017

  • Energy regulatory updater – September

    A summary of reliability and planning measures a focus of regulatory development

    August 31, 2017

  • Energy Regulatory Updater – July

    Today we take a stocktake of approaches to Australian energy market regulatory issues by launching the Norton Rose Fulbright monthly energy regulatory update and providing some insights from the ACCC/AER regulatory conference, held in Brisbane last week.

    August 08, 2017