The Grattan Institute will appear at Wednesday’s fourth public hearing for the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy’s inquiry into the current circumstances, and the future need and potential for dispatchable energy generation and storage capability in Australia.
Committee Chair Mr Ted O’Brien MP said that “the Grattan Institute’s recent analysis considers how Australia can incorporate the growth in renewable energy within the National Electricity Market”.
“We are looking forward to discussing the Institute’s work and perspectives, including its views on the roles of gas generation, battery storage and interstate transmission in balancing the electricity system; and the policy and market frameworks needed to deliver new technologies for a zero-emissions future”, Mr O’Brien said.
Public hearing details
Date: Wednesday, 1 September 2021
Time: 10.15 am to 11.00 am
Location: via videoconference
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Committee proceedings held in Parliament House are not currently open to the public. The hearing will be broadcast live at aph.gov.au/live.
Mr Ted O’Brien MP (Fairfax, QLD), Committee Chair
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