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A high-level assessment of the impacts of the Ethanol Production Grants Program for the year 2012-13. It examines the keys costs and benefits and resultant ethanol production.
An examination of global demand and Australian coal, gas and iron ore exports. Analyses what Australia may expect to export under different market share scenarios.
Long-term projections of Australian energy consumption, production and trade. The analysis covers the period from 2014-15 to 2049-50.
Authors: Geoscience Australia and BREE
A snapshot of the Australia’s energy resources and the factors likely to influence their future use. Covers the full spectrum of energy resources, including renewables, fossil fuels and uranium.
Read the Australian Energy Resource Assessment.
Provides cost estimates for 40 electricity generation technologies under Australian conditions.
An assessment of the cost of renewable electricity generation and renewable generation integration. Covers issues in 6 reference countries: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, and Australia.
Read the Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Assessment.
Provides estimates of costs of a range of established and emerging liquid fuel production technologies under Australian conditions.
Statistical information about petroleum and crude oil sales, stocks, exports and imports, and production of crude oil and condensate.
This study provides a comprehensive snapshot of off-grid electricity demand and supply in 2011-12.
Examines trends and volatility in resources and energy commodity prices over 20 years and considers causal factors.
Read BREE Reviews 2011–12.
Data on renewables and non-renewables, including investment in the electricity generation sector. From completed projects through to projects in the early stages of development.
Analysis of trends in final energy consumption and energy intensity in the Australian economy. Identifies the key factors affecting energy consumption in end-use sectors such as transport, services and households.
Information about energy resources, production, consumption, trade and prices.
Domestic and international gas market insights, including analysis of the eastern Australian gas market and potential impacts of exposure to LNG exports on gas demand and gas prices.
Read the Gas market reports 2012–2015.
Explores key aspects of China’s future demand for energy, particularly liquefied natural gas (LNG).
A study on Australian mining productivity. The aim of this research was to provide estimates of trends in Australian mining productivity and, where possible, explain them.
Resources, energy, infrastructure and processing projects analysis.
A snapshot of the state of play of the resources and energy sectors in Australia. Quarterly and annual editions with data tables are included.
Discusses developments in China and the Australian-Chinese economic and trade relationship. Contains an overview of the Chinese economy and analysis of issues in the resources, energy and tourism sectors
Macroeconomic analysis and commodity specific insights on Chinese trade, production and industry.