While ATA’s membership is diverse, many members are of above average energy literacy and keenly await opportunities for DSP. Many ATA members play an important role in the development of DSP as the ‘early adopters’ of new and emerging technology, which in the context of DSP is vital t
ATA congratulate the AEMC on their work on the Draft Advice on Energy Market Arrangements for Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles.
We feel that the Draft Advice generally reflects recognition of the key issues and opportunities that EV’s present, and the proposed changes, along with
Efficient and effective economic regulation of NSPs, whilst of critical importance to the consumer base as a whole, is a complex area of economic policy and law and is one that ATA only has basic technical experience with.
As such, ATA, along with the members of the Small Energy Co
ATA presents a uniquely two-fold perspective in the energy policy space: as well as directly representing all energy consumers through our support of increasing energy affordability through improvements to the energy market, we speak with authority on behalf of the growing portion of
From an international perspective, the world is currently experiencing an industrial revolution in clean energy development.
Last year, $260 billion was invested in clean energy technologies internationally, with record levels of new investment in clean energy being realised each y
Properly designed and implemented, FiTs offer the best opportunity to address the substantial market failures that exist in the NEM with respect to the cost effective utilisation of solar PV.
As a policy mechanism, FiTs also offer the greatest potential for investment certainty for
The ATA strongly supports the Rule Change proposal and the intent behind achieving greater certainty for proponents of embedded generation projects with regards to costs, contractual obligations and timeframe.
Ultimately, the ATA’s view is that the NEM will only achieve true compet
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI’s) consultation on the re-inclusion of ceiling insulation into the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme.
The ATA is strongly supportive of the
ATA supports the notion that demand management and embedded connection activities ‘are likely to provide long term efficiency gains to energy consumers’ (p16) and therefore, that these activities are strongly aligned with the National Electricity Objective (NEO).
However, the propo
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the AEMO Specification Consultation Report regarding its intended Regulatory Investment Test for Transmission (RIT-T) for increasing supply capability into Regional Victoria.
This submission is supp