Australian Energy Market Commission



18 Dec 2017

The AEMC predicts national residential electricity prices will fall on average over the next two years from mid 2018, as more variable wind and solar generation comes online - offsetting this year’s price increase.


31 Oct 2017

The AEMC has published this interim report for the review into the effectiveness of gas pipeline regulation.


25 Jul 2017

This review report makes a number of recommendations to make it easier for customers to take advantage of competition and make the best energy choices for their household or business.


18 Jul 2017

This Australian Energy Market Commission resource reports on drivers that impact new investment in generation and electricity transmission networks. It recommends that the review progress to a second stage.


1 Jun 2017

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) and the Climate Change Authority have prepared a joint report to provide advice on policies to enhance power system security and to reduce electricity prices, consistent with achieving Australia’s emissions reduction targets in the Paris Agreement.

Discussion paper

23 Mar 2017

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) is calling for public submissions on a new plan to strengthen power system security.

This directions paper recommends mechanisms to facilitate the ability of the power system to accommodate new technologies.

The transition to a lower emissions...


3 Mar 2017

• The National Electricity Market was established in the context of a national productivity reform agenda aimed at delivering markets that are competitive where possible, and well -regulated where not.

• The NEM was established to introduce competition in the electricity sector and to...

Research report

14 Dec 2016

The AEMC’s annual report on household price trends looks at what is driving changes in the underlying cost components of household electricity bills. It analyses the competitive market sectors of wholesale generation and retail; the regulated networks sector; and price implications from government environmental policies....

Research report

9 Dec 2016

In 2015, the Australian Commonwealth Government committed to reducing Australia’s carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions by 26 to 28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. As the electricity sector accounts for around one-third of Australia’s emissions, efforts to reduce economy-wide emissions efficiently will inevitably...

Research report

28 Jul 2016

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has released a package of fifteen key recommended reforms to remove roadblocks to faster and more efficient gas trading and access to pipeline transportation along the east coast of Australia.

The report comes at a critical time for...

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