The Impact of Electricity Market Design on Access to the Grid and Transmission Planning for Renewable Energy in Australia: Can Overseas Examples Provide Guidance?

Kallies, Anne
March 2011
Renewable Energy Law & Policy Review;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p147
Academic Journal
The article examines the impact of the legal framework of the National Electricity Market, which establishes the operating environment for the electricity industry in Australia, on renewable energy projects. It describes the country's energy market objectives and explores the issues faced by renewable generators concerning grid access and strategic transmission planning. It is noted that the electricity market experiences major difficulties because of the lack of environmental objectives.


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