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Reviewing the Federal Government’s Capacity Investment Scheme - Market Brief Generation Tender 1 (May 2024) - Briefing Note

The Capacity Investment Scheme (CIS) is a key policy mechanism being deployed by the federal government to encourage new investment in wind, solar and battery storage through a competitive tender process every six months. On 10 May 2024, the federal government released the largest ever single tender for renewable energy in Australia - a market brief for CIS Tender 1 which seeks to deliver 6 GW of renewable electricity generation across the National Electricity Market (NEM). This briefing note reviews Tender 1 in terms of First Nations participation, benefits and outcomes.



Thanks to Moritz Kindler for use of the photo.

First Nations equity mandated? The design of the Capacity Investment Scheme could be stronger

Australia’s Capacity Investment Scheme, rolling out from April 2024, has room to echo significant First Nations equity participation requirements currently being spelt out in Canada.

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