Examples of recent Seed Advisory publications and presentations include:
Connecting Embedded Generators – Draft Rule Determination
Media release on the draft determination from the AEMC on the rule change proposal submitted by ClimateWorks Australia, the Property Council of Australia and Seed Advisory.
Assessing and Managing Credit Risk in Essential Services
Seed Advisory presented at the Credit and Collections in Energy and Water seminar in May 2013 on understanding credit risk, approaches to managing credit risk and trends in credit risk management for energy companies.
Demographic analysis of the uptake of small scale renewable technologies
Seed Advisory completed a comprehensive analysis of the demographic characteristics of the uptake of small scale renewable energy systems for the Australian Energy Market Commission. The study was a component of the AEMC’s review of the renewable energy target and the first large scale study of its kind on the SRES.
Unblocking the barriers to cogeneration: Project Outcomes Report
Seed Advisory and ClimateWorks Australia worked with industry participants to design solutions to address the barriers facing deployment of cogeneration and is now facilitating a rule change to the National Electricity Rules to streamline the process of connecting to the grid.
The cost of carbon and the impact of project finance
Seed Advisory Director, Peter Eben presented to CPA Australia Management Accounting Conference on the impact of the carbon pricing mechansim on businesses and the market for project finance.
The peformance of the prudential standard in the National Electricity Market
Seed Advisory and Taylor Fry advised AEMO in relation to the performance of the prudential standard in the NEM and identified changes to improve it’s performance.
Submission to AEMC regarding the role of hedging contracts in the existing NEM prudential framework
Seed Advisory and Taylor Fry developed a submission to the AEMC in relation to the draft report on the role of hedging contracts in the existing NEM prudential framework.
Submission to ACCC regarding authorisation of proposed NSW Gentrader Co-insurance scheme
Seed Advisory and Taylor Fry developed a submission to the ACCC in relation to the application for authorisation from the NSW government of their proposed co-insurance arrangement.
Energy management for companies, trends and challenges
Seed Advisory presented at the Plastics and Chemicals Industries Association network event on the challenges and changing energy market dynamics and the implications for energy users.
The implications of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme for your business
Seed Advisory presented at the Risk Management Institution of Australia’s annual conference on the implications of the CPRS on businesses. This included a practical session using Carbon Navigator to demonstrate how businesses would assess, analyse and ultimately develop a strategic response.
Emerging Energy Market Issues and the Built Environment
Seed Advisory presented at a recent forum on the emerging energy market issues that impact the built environment and an overview of the practical and commercial challenges facing green developers.
The role of hedging contracts in the existing NEM prudential framework
Seed Advisory and Taylor Fry were engaged by the National Generators Forum to assist by reviewing and critiquing a report prepared for the Australian Energy Markets Commission on potential changes to the NEM prudential framework.
Green buildings – policy and practice in the energy markets
Seed Advisory presented at a recent energy forum on the barriers and commercial practicalities with installing tri/co-generation in buildings in the Melbourne CBD precinct.
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme – business implications and opportunities for actuaries
Seed Advisory Director, Peter Eben presented at a recent Institute of Actuaries of Australia Insights Session on the proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme and opportunities for the actuarial profession.