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Empowering our project partners and consumers to utilise cost-effective, efficient and environmentally sustainable technology.

Building the evidence base

Renew’s Policy and Research team undertakes research, policy analysis and advocacy on behalf of consumers in the energy, water and transport markets.

The team also offers project consulting services to a large range of commercial, government and community clients on the economic, technical, regulatory and operational aspects of efficient and environmentally effective technology and consumer behaviour.

The Policy and Research team is dedicated to understanding consumer choices, opportunities and risks in the demand side of energy, water and transport markets.

Our objective is to empower our project partners and consumers at all levels to utilise cost-effective, efficient and environmentally sustainable technology as part of the day-to-day management of their households, businesses and communities.

Latest research from Renew
All-electric solar homes save thousands over gas: report

All-electric solar homes save thousands over gas: report

New homes that are all-electric and have solar power will save their owners thousands of dollars according to a new report by Renew.

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100 percent renewable energy by 2030

100 percent renewable energy by 2030

Australia can have an electricity grid entirely run by renewable energy by 2030, according to a new research paper by the Alternative Technology Association (ATA).

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Rooftop DC isolators and solar system fires

Rooftop DC isolators and solar system fires

In 2016 the ATA commissioned a group of students from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, USA, to undertake a study into rooftop solar-related fires in Australia and internationally and the results have now been published.

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