Australian Energy Regulator


Affordability in retail energy markets

This report provides a high-level retrospective analysis of energy affordability in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Tasmania, covering the past three years, with a focus on energy affordability for low income households.

Annual report on compliance and performance of the retail energy market 2017-18

The Australian energy market is in transition and the AER is working to place the needs of customers at the heart of this significant technological, policy and behavioural change. The report covers the territory and states where the Retail Law applies: the ACT, New South...

Review of regulatory tax approach: initial report

This report summarises and responds to stakeholder submissions to the issues paper released in May 2018. It highlights the lack of publicly available information to inform the review and lays the case for the AER to use its information gathering powers to request this information...

AER electricity wholesale performance monitoring: Hazelwood advice - March 2018

Wholesale electricity prices in Victoria and South Australia have risen since the closure of the Hazelwood power station, according to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER), with other states in the National Electricity Market (NEM) also affected.

Wholesale electricity market performance monitoring: statement of approach - March 2018

The National Electricity Law (NEL) requires the AER to monitor the wholesale market and report on its performance at least every two years. We are required to identify and analyse whether: there is ‘effective competition’ within the relevant wholesale market, as defined in the NEL...