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Energy crisis

CEF in the media  |  Oct 26, 2022

OP ED | Budget offers substantial progress on energy transition, but serious omissions remain

The New Daily

Tim Buckley writes that the federal budget is pragmatic and aligned with the government’s positive energy transition commitments. However, the absence of any meaningful, long overdue fossil fuel tax reform, which would generate revenue to offset the power price hyperinflation smashing Australians, is a major omission. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Oct 25, 2022

ENERGY TRANSITION | Many difficult cogs in the electricity price wheel

The Australian Financial Review

Tim Buckley comments in this story which notes while consumer electricity prices are inflated and may rise in the near term as the system decarbonises, the long-term outcome will be a reduction in power prices. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Oct 25, 2022

ENERGY TRANSITION | Energy crisis will settle down, says Schott

The Australian Financial Review

While investment will be lured away from Australia by aggressive energy transition policy settings, Tim Buckley says there’s still plenty of interest. “I’m bullish. Global capital is virtually unlimited particularly for a market with as low sovereign risk as Australia.” Read more
CEF in the media  |  Oct 18, 2022

ENERGY TRANSITION | As energy costs grow so do the flow-on effects to the elderly and low-income Australians

Canberra Times

Tim Buckley comments that a decrease in energy prices will come from meaningful federal government investment in the grid, “unlocking new zero emissions capacity investment, increasing supply and reducing prices for Australians,” in this story syndicated across the ACM media network. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Sep 14, 2022

The astonishing gas crisis in Australia

Les Echos, France

Tim Buckley reflects on how the former LNP government’s policy chaos has deterred investment in decarbonisation, leaving us vulnerable to dependence on fossil fuel hyperinflation. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 20, 2022

Australia’s energy crisis makes winners out of fossil fuel exporters and losers of everyone else, expert says

ABC online

Tim Buckley says rocketing coal and gas prices are a blessing for exporters and a curse for everyone else as Australia’s biggest players – from oil and gas producer Santos to coal exporter Whitehaven and global mining giant BHP – book windfall gains. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Tim Buckley on how price for gas on east coast is being ramped up tenfold

Sky News

Tim Buckley is interviewed by Kieran Gilbert on Sky News Afternoon Agenda about the east coast cartel and CEF’s Windfall […] Read more
Media Releases  |  Aug 17, 2022

Energy crisis: $322bn over a decade if tax avoidance and royalties improved


17 August, 2022, Sydney, Australia: Introducing an equitable multinational corporate taxation and progressive royalty regime on Australia’s public fossil fuel […] Read more
CEF in the media  |  Aug 17, 2022

Better than Buckleys: a real plan to tackle energy prices, climate and the Budget to boot

Michael West Media

Tim Buckley says it’s time to axe fossil fuel subsidies, bring in a Carbon Export Levy, and fix tax and royalty loopholes. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Jul 13, 2022

Energy crisis – AEMO market suspension

ABC Radio National The World Today

Tim Buckley outlines the triggers of the energy crisis such as the regulatory failure that has lumbered east cost consumers with export parity prices – and key solutions. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Jun 30, 2022

Energy crisis – AEMO’s Integrated System Plan

ABC Radio National Breakfast

Tim Buckley on RN Breakfast breaking down the AustralIan Energy Market Operator’s ISP – its landmark roadmap for energy transition: The $12bn in public spending earmarked “will catalyse 5-10 times that amount in private investment and, critically, drive a massive decarbonisation and deflation in energy prices”. Read more
CEF in the media  |  Jun 30, 2022

Energy crisis – AEMO’s Integrated System Plan

Channel 10 News

Tim Buckley on the massive upscaling of investment needed in wind, solar, the grid and storage to realise AEMO’s 30 year roadmap: “The key message for consumers is that this is an investment that will drive lower power bills permanently”. Read more

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