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To: Senate Standing Committee on Economics
Re: Senate inquiry on residential electrification
The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is grateful for the opportunity to be consulted on the upcoming Senate inquiry into residential electrification.
The following submission outlines our response to this inquiry, which addresses terms of reference (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (i), (j) and (k).
IEEFA is currently conducting research and analysis into issues impacting residential electrification in Australia. We welcome the opportunity to discuss any of the matters raised in this submission, or in our past and upcoming research.
Please do not hesitate to contact me for any further information.
Jay Gordon – Research analyst, Australian electricity, IEEFA