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Energy opportunity that can't be missed
20 April 2018 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
At today's meeting of Australian energy ministers in Melbourne, a critical decision will be taken: whether to proceed to the final design stage of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).It follows extensive public consultation by the ...
Energy policy: if governments co-operate, we can lower carbon and cut energy prices
12 April 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia is paying a high price for our polarised political debate on energy and climate policy.If we don’t settle on a workable, market-based solution soon the result will be policy paralysis, expensive short-term government interventions ...
Liddell is a loss, but energy guarantee would light the way forward
23 March 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia’s energy system cannot be left to the whims of the weather. When the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine, power still must be generated for households and businesses. This is why the ...
Coalition's management plans will ensure marine park survival
22 March 2018 , The Courier Mail , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia has the second largest marine protected area in the world, just behind the United States. Some 3.3 million square kilometres in size, it is a wondrous marine habitat that is at the heart of ...
Better deal for all as our energy market is on the rebound
7 March 2018 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australia's energy market is on the rebound. Power prices are still too high. This hurts households and businesses alike. There is good news, however, that a record wave of 6000 megawatts of new generation is ...
Shorten must rule out nationalising the electricity grid
5 February 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Last Friday, standing alongside Bill Shorten, the ACTU president and now Labor candidate for Batman, Ged Kearney, said that nationalising the electricity grid was “worthy of consideration”. Put to Shorten that this would destroy Australia’s ...
Letter to the editor: Experimental flop
30 January 2018 , The Adelaide Advertiser , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Caleb Bond is right when he says the Weatherill Government’s energy policy has been “the creator of our destruction” (The Advertiser, yesterday). Labor’s “big experiment” has gone horribly wrong with South Australians subjected to the ...
Letter to the editor: Coalition's climate record
20 January 2018 , The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Your editorial, "Dismal record on climate change" (January 19), was a misleading account of Australia's emission reduction performance and one which ignored some inconvenient truths.Australia's emissions today are the lowest on a per capita and ...
Letter to the editor: Energy guarantee a goer
17 January 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
As any tennis player knows, not every serve is an ace. Judith Sloan’s piece yesterday (“Nice try, Josh, but Snowy’s a disaster and NEG is vague”, 16/1) certainly was not.Only four months ago, Sloan’s column ...
Stand by, Australia, for the electric car revolution is nigh
13 January 2018 , The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
We live in the decade of disruption. Technology is transforming our lives at a rapid rate with no sector immune from its impact.In communications it's the iPhone, in data management it's the cloud and in ...
Why we can't do without the power of Snowy 2.0
9 January 2018 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Snowy 2.0 will make renewables reliable, reduce volatility in the electricity market and help to bring down rising electricity costs.It builds on the foundation of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, which nearly 70 years ago then ...
Energy market coming to its senses: heat's on Labor
8 January 2018 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
As the mercury soared above 40C in the eastern states on Saturday afternoon, I clicked on to the Australian Energy Market Operator website. The good news is that the grid was stable and wholesale ­prices ...
Government excels on carbon action
1 January 2018 , The Hobart Mercury , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
In his latest polemic against the Turnbull Government Peter Boyer overlooks significant action the Government is taking to reduce carbon emissions both at home and abroad (Talking Point, December 27).Emissions are now the lowest on ...
Let's keep the lights on
30 December 2017 , The Daily Telegraph , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Australian energy and climate policy over the past decade has not been pretty.The fact that this summer South Australia and Victoria have installed expensive, ­polluting diesel generators that guzzle up to 80,000 litres an hour, ...
The Australian hero whose feats deserve more recognition
26 December 2017 , The Daily Telegraph , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Ask an Australian kid to name a national hero and a sporting star, actor or musician is more likely to roll off the tongue.But there is one man whose name should be near the top ...
Australia is an over-achiever in cutting carbon emissions
19 December 2017 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Today, the Turnbull government released new carbon emissions data for the June quarter and updated emission projections out to 2030. The message is a positive one. Emissions fell in the quarter by 0.6 per cent, ...
Cheaper, cleaner, reliable energy within our grasp
22 November 2017 , The Australian
The national energy guarantee modelling results are a revelation. Reliability is up, emissions are down and the savings to household electricity bills are higher than initially expected by the Energy Security Board.Conducted by Frontier Economics, ...
Big role to play as world fights climate change
17 November 2017 , The Mercury , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
This week, representatives of nearly 200 countries gathered in Bonn, Germany, for COP23, the major climate change conference of the year.While the corridors were filled with talk of the Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw from ...
Costs can come down while the lights stay on
18 October 2017 , The Australian , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
The National Energy Guarantee represents a significant breakthrough. It combines reliability and emissions reduction in a single mechanism and does so in a way that uses the market to drive power prices lower. It builds ...
Energy policy barbecue-stopper requires a multi-faceted plan
9 October 2017 , The Australian Financial Review , The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Complex energy policy is no longer an academic issue fought out between regulators and big energy companies but rather a barbecue-stopper, with everyone looking for answers.This is because Australia's electricity prices have risen sharply and ...

 

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