ATA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission’s (VCEC) report Power from the People – Draft Report, Inquiry into Feed-in Tariffs & Barriers to Distributed Generation (‘the Draft Report’).
Firstly, ATA would like to congratulate VCEC
ATA’s view is that given the now overwhelming evidence in regards to the inefficient cost increases occurring in the NEM as a result of increasing peak demand, decreasing load factor, and an over-reliance on centralised electricity generation, a number of changes to the NER, and possi
The submission has been created as a collaborative document by a number of parties actively involved in the National Consumer Roundtable on Energy collective. These consumer-advocacy agencies welcome the opportunity to engage with the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism.
Properly designed and implemented, feed-in tariffs (FiTs) offer the best opportunity to capture the market failures that exist in the national electricity market (NEM) with respect to the cost effective utilisation of demand side activities such as distributed generation (DG). As a po
ATA welcomes the opportunity to submit a response to the AEMC’s Issues Paper on Energy Market Arrangements for Electric and Natural Gas Vehicles.
The ATA believes that the Australian energy market arrangements are sufficiently strong and flexible to allow the efficient integration
The ATA was closely involved in the policy process that lead to the development of the initial NSW gross FiT for solar generation.
Whilst many of the design features of the previous scheme were sound, the economics of the 2010 FiT policy were based on installed PV costs and the sub
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) and the Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd (MEFL) welcome the opportunity to comment on the draft Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Amendment (In Home Displays) Regulations 2012 (the Draft Regulations).
We are concerned, however, that the d
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) and the Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd (MEFL) welcome the opportunity to comment on the inclusion of in-home displays (IHDs) in the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET).
This submission is based upon the considerable experience of b
The Baillieu Government is on the threshold of a ground-breaking venture. During the 2010 election campaign, the Coalition committed to improving the average energy rating of Victoria’s existing homes to 5 stars. This means raising around one million homes to a 5 star standard – an av
The One Million Homes Alliance comprises consumer, community services and environment organisations with expertise in environmental, social and consumer policy. Most are also experienced practitioners of household energy and water efficiency upgrades. Our aim is to see a fair and effe