The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council met on 19 August 2016 with the discussions focusing on the transformation of the gas and electricity markets and the associated challenges, including the recent energy supply problems in South Australia. The meeting identified a number of significant policy issues facing the energy sector, with the Senior […]
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has released its Draft Ring-fencing Guideline (the Draft Guideline) and explanatory statement. The new guideline will apply to all electricity Distribution Network Service Providers (DNSPs) across the National Electricity Market (NEM) in terms of their engagement in emerging contestable energy markets.
In June 2016 a number of regulatory pricing reviews in the water sector were finalised. This includes: • Hunter Water, Sydney Water and Water NSW (IPART) • Melbourne Water and Goulburn Murray Water (ESC) • SA Water (ESCOSA). Just prior to these determinations the ESC released a Position Paper on A New Model for Pricing […]