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The Australian Energy Market Operator is due to release its updated draft Integrated Systems Plan (ISP) for 2024 this week (December 15). AEMO says its ISP, released every two years, is a roadmap for the development of the National Electricity Market (NEM) over the next 20 years and beyond. 


It is expected that AEMO will continue calls for a strong pipeline of renewable energy projects and transmission lines so that Australia’s energy grid continues to provide reliable and affordable energy as ageing coal power plants retire.


To arrange interviews, please contact:

Jacqui Street 0498 188 528 /


To arrange interviews with Tim Nelson please contact:

Lydia Hollister-Jones 0448 043 015 /


The following experts can comment once the plan is released:

Stephanie Bashir is the Principal of Nexa Advisory

Stephanie is an energy expert with more than 20 years experience spanning the energy value chain in technical, commercial, strategic, policy and advisory capacities. She previously led the policy vision and strategy at AGL Energy as Senior Director of Public Policy.  

Location: Melbourne


Simon Corbell, CEO of the Clean Energy Investor Group (CEIG)
Simon is an expert in renewable energy, climate change and public policy. His more than two decades of experience includes being the Victorian Renewable Energy Advocate, Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for the Environment and Climate Change of the Australian Capital Territory. His advocacy for a strong climate change policy for Canberra saw the ACT achieve national and international recognition as a best-practice jurisdiction.

Location: ACT

Tim Buckley, senior energy market analyst, director of Climate Energy Finance

Tim Buckley is a respected energy market analyst, with more than 30 years’ experience in Australian and international financial markets. Climate Energy Finance (CEF) is a non-partisan think tank established in 2022 that works pro bono in the public interest on accelerating decarbonisation in line with climate science.

Location: Sydney


Jay Gordon, Energy Finance Analyst, IEEFA (Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis)
Jay Gordon is an Energy Finance Analyst at IEEFA, focusing on the Australian electricity sector. He has extensive experience in modelling Australia’s energy system transition including at Climateworks Centre, collaborating with the CSIRO and working on modelling projects for the Australian Energy Market Operator.

Location: Melbourne


Tim Nelson, Climate Councillor
Tim Nelson is one of Australia’s leading energy and environmental economists. He is an Associate Professor at the Griffith University Centre for Applied Energy Economics and Policy Research. Tim has nearly 25 years of experience in energy and climate policy and has been published in the world’s top energy economics and policy journals.

Location: Sydney



Contact details:

To arrange interviews:

Jacqui Street 0498 188 528 /


To arrange interviews with Tim Nelson please contact:

Lydia Hollister-Jones 0448 043 015 /

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