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Elizabeth MolyneuxGM Policy and Markets RegulationAGL Energy
Frank JotzoProfessor, Crawford School of Public Policy; Head of Energy, Institute for Climate Energy and Disaster SolutionsAustralian National University (ANU)
Gavin DuftyManager Policy and ResearchSt Vincent de Paul Society Victoria
Jamie LoweHead of Regulation, Compliance and SustainabilityENGIE
Lynne GallagherChief Executive OfficerEnergy Consumers Australia
Kerry SchottChairNSW Net Zero Emissions and Clean Economy Board
- Depreciating gas assets fairly as electrification increases, without destabilising energy supply
- Re-thinking efficient network investment to tackle stranded asset risks for gas network businesses (adjusting depreciation, revaluing assets, sharing costs, other options)
- Addressing pricing risks for consumers, intergenerational equity and getting buy-in from gas using households for change
Australian Energy Regulator (AER)
- Can the current regulatory framework be ‘ungummed’ to enough to cope with a vastly different energy system?
- Adapting existing governance arrangements so they contribute, rather than act as barriers, to a successful low-emissions energy market
- Addressing the need for greater investment in transmission networks and sharing the costs equitably
- Ensuring investment is in the economic interests of consumers
Energy Program Director
- How to achieve ‘orderly transition’ - roadmap to phasing out coal and phasing down gas
- Sequencing coal plant retirement for a balance between energy security and emissions
- Options for policy instruments and stakeholder involvement
- Accommodating different states’ approaches to energy reform within the NEM for affordability, reliability and security
- Matching NSW energy policies to NEM-wide design reforms
- Coordinating the NEM post 2025 design with broader economy wide emissions reduction policies
Kerry Schott AO
NSW Net Zero Emissions and Clean Economy Board
Recent history has raised questions about whether the market reform process is fundamentally equipped to deal with the challenges of the magnitude now faced.
- Are market reform initiatives properly focussed?
- How does the market account for renewables and battery storage without destabilising non-intermittent generators?
- What is the government’s role in underwriting new projects whilst policy is in flux?
- Is a contract market the best way of ensuring security and avoiding outages?
Climate Tech Assembly
GM Policy and Markets Regulation
Australian Energy Council
ITK Services Australia
Director Energy Transformation
Clean Energy Council
- How do we ensure ‘the social good’ is pursued over individual interests?
- Will subsidies be required to avoid price shock and maintain stability?
- What ‘gold plating’ can be avoided and how?
- Can better coordination, technology or reform improve the productivity of infrastructure rollout?
- Will electrification and hydrogen help moderate infrastructure costs, or accelerate them?
GM Policy and Markets Regulation
Manager Policy and Research
St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria
General Manager, Corporate Affairs & Western Australia
Energy Networks Australia
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Consumers Australia
Head of Regulation, Compliance and Sustainability
Head of Climate, Energy and Environment Policy
Australian Industry Group (Ai Group)