The role that energy plays in the global economy is evolving. Energy consumption continues
to grow driven by population and economic growth, but energy efficiency improvements
are slowing or even reversing this trend in some countries and sectors. Improvements in
the relative competitiveness of technologies such as grid-scale solar continue. And finally,
climate and energy topics are becoming more intertwined.
Australia is no exception to this. Blessed with an abundance of traditional and renewable
resources, we have many options for how to structure the country’s energy system. This
report examines a number of options for natural gas that Australia can choose from; it is not
a comprehensive assessment of all options available.
To download the full report, please click on the link below.