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Investigation into intervention mechanisms and system strength in the NEM

May 17, 2019

PIAC responded to the AEMC’s investigation into intervention mechanisms and system strength in the NEM consultation. We highlight that maintaining system strength is becoming more challenging as generation mix evolves. We make the following recommendations in response to issues raised … read more

Submission to consultation paper on ISP priority projects – SA Energy Transformation rule change

March 22, 2019

There are several regulatory processes which the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) must conduct following the completion of the Regulatory Investment Test for the proposed interconnector between SA and NSW. The Energy Security Board’s proposed rule change would allow the AER … read more

Default Market Offer Price draft determination

March 20, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to the AERs draft determination on the Default Market Offer (DMO). PIAC strongly supports the concept of default pricing as a crucial means of ensuring that all consumers have access to a fair price … read more

Default Market Offer Price draft determination

March 20, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to the AERs draft determination on the Default Market Offer (DMO). PIAC strongly supports the concept of default pricing as a crucial means of ensuring that all consumers have access to a fair price … read more

Default Market Offer Price draft determination

March 20, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to the AERs draft determination on the Default Market Offer (DMO). PIAC strongly supports the concept of default pricing as a crucial means of ensuring that all consumers have access to a fair price … read more

PIAC response to Consultation on draft metrics for Strategic Energy Plan

March 19, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission to the Energy Security Board’s (ESB) draft metrics for its Strategic Energy Plan. The purpose of the Strategic Energy Plan is to ensure a clear, strategic focus for the COAG Energy Council’s work and to provide … read more

Competition and Consumer (Industry Code electricity Retail) regulations 2019 consultation

March 12, 2019

PIAC lodged a letter of submission in response to the consultation paper on the draft electricity regulations code (the code) implementing the Default Market offer Price. PIAC supports the implementation of a default pricing mechanism and is broadly supportive of … read more

Submission to the Senate Select Committee into Fair Dinkum Power

February 15, 2019

Retail price competition and deregulation has resulted in a market that requires consumers to become, and remain, highly engaged in the electricity market in order to pay a reasonable price for their electricity. PIAC supports allowing engaged consumers to make … read more

AEMC advanced metering communications draft rule

February 11, 2019

PIAC made a submission in response to the AEMCs draft rule determination on advanced metering communications. PIAC is not convinced that the proposed rule change is the most appropriate response to the isolated instances of consumers objecting to the existing … read more

Submission to the AER’s draft determinations and the NSW DNSPs’ 2019-24 revised proposals

February 7, 2019

PIAC responded to the AER’s draft determination and revised proposals from Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy and Essential Energy regarding the regulated revenue for the 2019-24 regulatory period. Energy consumers are currently struggling to afford high energy bills. A combination of high … read more

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