Australian Energy Transition Research Plan 2021

AUSTRALIAN ENERGY TRANSITION RESEARCH PLAN The Research Plan June 2021 The global pathway to net zero emissions by 2050 is narrow, but still achievable The International Energy Agency (IEA) has outlined the essential priority actions for the global energy sector to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Importantly, the technologies needed to achieve substantial decarbonisation by…

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Media Release June 2021: Australian Energy Transition Research Plan

Media Release: 17 June 2021 An urgent shift is needed on energy transition research Australia’s transition to a net-zero energy system is a massive and complex task; requiring interdisciplinary solutions addressing Australia’s specific needs, to achieve this goal. This is why today, the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) is releasing its Australian Energy Transition…

Consultation Paper 2021 | Australian Energy Transition Research Plan

AUSTRALIAN ENERGY TRANSITION RESEARCH PLAN Research Priorities Consultation Paper – submissions closed January 2021 Purpose of this consultation paper: To test initial energy research priorities for the Australian Energy Transition Research Plan (Research Plan) following the first round of consultations and early analysis. Key questions: Do the three themes of research priorities, and underpinning eight…

Design Issues Paper 2020 | Australian Energy Transition Research Plan

AUSTRALIAN ENERGY TRANSITION RESEARCH PLAN Design Issues Paper – Submissions closed April 2020 The questions… Would you or your organisation be willing to participate with ACOLA in the development and ongoing support of a Research Plan? What should be the scope of the Research Plan (how should we define ‘energy’, ‘transition’ and ‘research’)? What processes…

Australia’s Energy Transition Research Plan

Australia’s Energy Transition: An overview Australia is a major energy powerhouse that exports energy to the rest of the world, yet we have a difficult energy transition to net zero emissions ahead of us, given our unique geography, climate, widely dispersed populations and federal political structure. While the energy transition to non-fossil and renewable sources…