Energy Consumers Australia appreciates the opportunity to provide this submission in response to the Technology Investment Roadmap Discussion Paper (the Paper) of May 2020.
Energy Consumers Australia supports the Australian Government’s goal for the Technology Investment Roadmap which is to “bring a strategic and system-wide view to future investments in low emissions technologies”. We welcome the process outlined by the Australian Government for the Technology Investment Roadmap to inform the first (of the annual) Low Emissions Technology Statements and for them both to be the cornerstone of Australia’s long term emissions reduction strategy, which is to be delivered ahead of COP26.
In this submission we will first outline what we understand to be the interests of consumers in the context of a transitioning energy system. We will then respond to the specifics of the Paper including the issues on which the Government specifically sought views.
The full submission can be read here.