Matt HarrisEconomist

    Matt is a member of the energy practice at Frontier Economics, and leads the climate change work in Australia. He has advised clients on topics that include emissions trading scheme (ETS) design and impacts, carbon cost pass-through, the design and effects of renewable energy and energy efficiency policies, electricity demand forecasting and the economy-wide impacts of ETS policies.

    Matt has extensive experience modelling wholesale energy markets in Australia, Europe and Asia. This has been to understand the costs of climate change policies, for market investment and price effects, and for market advisory purposes. Matt is experienced in financial modelling and valuations and also has appeared as an expert witness in Senate Inquiries and tribunal disputes.

    Recent work has included advice to Government in Malaysia to develop an energy security policy and long-term energy plan (including setting of gas tariffs), advice to NSW Government on its Energy Reform Strategy, assistance to AEMO for energy demand forecasting, and market advisory roles for the Federal “Contract for Closure” program, Millmerran Power station and various wind, biomass and solar projects.

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