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Submission to consultation paper on Application period for contingent project revenue rule change

April 5, 2019

The Energy Security Board proposed a change to the National Electricity Rules which would no longer prevent transmission and distribution network businesses from submitting a contingent project application to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) in the 90 business days before … 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

Submission to Public Consultation Paper on Underwriting New Generation Investments

November 9, 2018

PIAC lodged a submission to the Commonwealth Government’s consultation paper on its proposed program to underwrite new generation investments. Recommendation 4 of the ACCC report into electricity supply, which serves as the basis for this program, intended to facilitate economic … read more

PIAC submission to IPART’s asset disposal policy consultation

November 7, 2017

PIAC lodged a submission to IPART’s asset disposal policy consultation. PIAC support’s IPART’s preliminary position that it: use a gross value for determining asset value to be deducted from the Regulated Asset Base when sold; incorporate efficient sales costs into … read more

National Energy Guarantee an opportunity for sensible discussion on reliability vs cost

October 18, 2017

Following the announcement of the Turnbull Government’s National Energy Guarantee, PIAC’s Energy and Water Consumers’ Advocacy Program (EWCAP) has called for the interests of people, not coal, to be kept at the centre of the debate on energy reliability and … read more

5-minute settlement

October 17, 2017

PIAC lodged a submission to the AEMC’s draft determination on the Five minute settlement rule change. PIAC reiterated its support for the rule change as it will lead to sustained lower costs for all consumers through greater efficiency in the … read more

PIAC submission to AEMC Review into coordination of generation and transmission investment approach paper

September 22, 2017

PIAC responded to an AEMC approach paper initiating a review into generation and transmission investment. PIAC supports more efficient wholesale market and network arrangements, that lower costs for consumers. PIAC supported the AEMC in investigating most issues and options put … read more

PIAC submission to AER on process for reviewing the rate of return guidelines

August 29, 2017

PIAC responded to the AER on its proposed approach for its review of the rate of return guidelines. PIAC supports the AER’s proposed approach and commends the AER’s focus on fostering the development of informed consumer perspectives to contribute to this review. As reinforced by the … read more

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