Electric utilities

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Report

5 Feb 2018

This inquiry heard that a lack of policy certainty is impacting on the operation of the NEM, as a lack of certainty has an impact on investment. The policy certainty required relates to a mechanism to achieve emissions reduction in the electricity sector. The electricity...

Working paper

2 Feb 2018

Australia is seeking to design a ‘reliability mechanism’ as part of the Turnbull Government’s National Energy Guarantee. This working paper provides analysis and suggestions on how to design the mechanism and how it might work.

Report

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.

Report

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.

Discussion paper

30 Nov 2017

This paper argues that Australia’s reliance on an ageing fleet of coal and gas power plants that are unable to cope with increasing temperatures and more frequent heatwaves is the single greatest threat to the energy security of our electricity system.

Report

28 Nov 2017

AEMO has released its 2017/18 summer readiness report, which outlines all actions taken to best prepare the National Electricity Market to meet Australian energy consumer requirements.

Discussion paper

24 Nov 2017

This paper highlights the difficulties that the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) presents to agriculture, manufacturing and other sectors of the economy.

Report

23 Nov 2017

This report is the result of a comparison of the state by state-based analyses undertaken as part of the Tariff-Tracking project, as well as reflections on the public debate on energy market developments and reasons for price increases over the last year.

Report

20 Nov 2017

The project examines the scientific, technological, economic and social aspects of the role that energy storage can play in Australia’s transition to a low-carbon economy to 2030, and beyond.

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.

Report

30 Oct 2017

This report highlights the significant potential for Queensland’s clean energy future, as fourteen clean energy projects, the highest number in Australia, get under construction this year alone.

Report

16 Oct 2017

This ACCC preliminary report into the electricity market highlights significant concerns about the operation of the National Electricity Market, which is leading to serious problems with affordability for consumers and businesses.

Report

29 Sep 2017

This report reviews the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal's approach to assessing compliance with the reliability standard for electricity transmission in NSW.

Report

21 Sep 2017

This update to the Gas Statement of Opportunities (GSOO) assesses the forecast adequacy of the east coast gas market and Western Australia gas market to meet forecast annual gas requirements for calendar years 2018 and 2019.

Report

10 Sep 2017

The continuing policy uncertainty and the challenges of a changing energy mix need to be addressed to ensure the NEM delivers efficient and secure electricity in the long run.

Report

6 Sep 2017

This report confirms the need for additional investments and new approaches to ensure AEMO has a reliable portfolio of dispatchable energy resources, capable of responding quickly and effectively to the dynamic needs of the power system.

Report

31 Aug 2017

This issue of the NEEA electricity update focuses on the network costs component of retail prices, with a look back at how and why this has increased over the past ten years.

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.

Working paper

21 Aug 2017

AEMO has prepared this document to provide information about possible fast frequency response services that may be valuable in future, as at the date of distribution. This document or the information in it may be subsequently updated or amended.

Report

9 Aug 2017

Australian politicians must stop and listen to the voices of real people suffering under horror power price rises, Victoria’s peak social advocacy body has warned.