The supply side of the energy mix is changing as ageing generation assets reach the end of their lives and investment in renewables and battery storage ramps up.
Meanwhile, temperatures across Australia continue to rise due to climate change, and our population growth is expected to outpace much of the developed world.
Together, these issues are placing significant stress on the existing network infrastructure, contributing to higher prices for consumers and leading to a growing affordability gap for many.
While those who can afford the latest renewable technology take control of their own energy generation and storage, many more are struggling to balance the higher costs.
AECOM and Baker McKenzie convened a group of energy industry experts who brought their perspective to this complex debate to identify how we build a truly sustainable energy future for Sydney at 8 million people.