Australian New Energy White Paper Process Commences
The Australian Federal Government has taken its first step towards creating a new national energy policy by releasing an Energy Policy Issues Paper seeking stakeholder input on a range of priority areas. As signalled by the Coalition in its election campaign, regulatory reforms aimed at reducing electricity and gas costs for households and businesses will take centre stage in forthcoming Green and White Papers. Other key topics include measures to support export growth and foreign investment, increasing energy efficiency and ensuring long term security of energy supplies. Click here to read more.