Australian Energy Regulator

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Government of Australia


6 Dec 2017

This report found that short-term fuel issues and longer-term market challenges have combined to cause sustained high prices for wholesale electricity in New South Wales.


22 Nov 2017

This report shows increased numbers of electricity disconnections, higher levels of energy debt held by those customers not in a formal hardship program and fewer customers successfully completing hardship programs than in the previous year.

Discussion paper

8 Nov 2017

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has released this discussion paper to commence a consultation process to identify profitability measures conducted by electricity and gas network businesses and the data required to calculate these measures.

Discussion paper

28 Aug 2017

This consultation paper has been released by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to engage stakeholder views on reforms targeting consumer choice and more efficient electricity network pricing outcomes.

Discussion paper

13 Jun 2017

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) and the Australia and New Zealand Energy and Water Ombudsman Network (ANZEWON) are working collaboratively to consider what changes need to be made to the regulation of exempt sellers/exempt network service providers and scheme membership and participation requirements respectively to...

Working paper

6 May 2012

The working paper Benchmarking Opex and Capex in Energy Networks reviews five alternative benchmarking methods – namely partial performance indicators, indexnumber-based total factor productivity, econometric method, stochastic frontier analysis, and data envelopment analysis – with a particular focus on their use in the benchmarking and...

Research report

13 Jan 2010

This report provides an overview of Australia's electricity and natural gas markets and an assessment by EnergyQuest of the state of the natural gas industry, focusing on the growing integration of Australian and global energy markets.

This year’s edition provides increased coverage of energy...

Research report

24 Nov 2008

This report provides a comprehensive overview of Australia’s electricity and natural gas markets. It supplements the more technical reports the AER publishes and is written for a wide audience including government, industry and the broader community.

This year’s report includes more detailed coverage of...

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