Energy and climate

National Energy Guarantee consultation paper

I welcome the release of the National Energy Guarantee consultation paper and urge state and federal governments to approach the consultation process in good faith to provide certainty to businesses...

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AGL investment plan the right way forward for NSW

AGL’s plan to replace their ageing and unreliable Liddell coal-fired plant with a mix of renewables, gas and storage is the sort of innovation we will see under the National...

Ministers must build on energy reform momentum

The chief executive of the Business Council of Australia Jennifer Westacott has urged political leaders to build on the progress made at the COAG Energy Council meeting in Hobart today....

COAG energy council must end policy paralysis

The chief executive of the Business Council of Australia Jennifer Westacott is urging Australia’s political leaders to work together at Friday’s COAG Energy Council meeting to end the deadlock on...

New energy plan offers hope

“For years now, the Business Council has been calling for an energy policy that can endure the vagaries of politics while ensuring reliability, improving affordability and meeting the government’s emissions...