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ABC News report on the removal of COVID protections

ABC News report on the removal of COVID protections

ABC report on energy debt as COVID protections are removed. Features AEC Chief Executive Sarah McNamara.

BY AEC Apr 07 2021
Plant emissions at five-year low: Data shows

Plant emissions at five-year low: Data shows

The release of the latest NPI data reveals a drop in emissions from the energy industry, according to the Australian Energy Council.

BY AEC Mar 31 2021
ABC News, New electricity price data report

ABC News, New electricity price data report

ABC News report on new electricity price data. Featuring AEC Chief Executive Sarah McNamara, the message from industry and advocates is to shop around for a competitive deal.

BY AEC Feb 17 2021
Australian Energy Council congratulates Daniel Westerman

Australian Energy Council congratulates Daniel Westerman

The Australian Energy Council congratulates Daniel Westerman on his appointment as CEO and Managing Director of the Australian Energy Market Operator.

BY AEC Feb 10 2021
New data shows solar shines despite lockdowns

New data shows solar shines despite lockdowns

Rooftop solar installation grew by 18 per cent nationally over the last year, according to the Australian Energy Council's latest Solar Report, which showed record growth in solar PV capacity and installations during 2020.

BY AEC Feb 04 2021
Australian Energy Council congratulates Chris Bowen and thanks Mark Butler

Australian Energy Council congratulates Chris Bowen and thanks Mark Butler

The Australian Energy Council congratulates the Hon Chris Bowen MP on his appointment as Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy and thanks the Hon Mark Butler MP for his extensive work in the portfolio.

BY AEC Jan 29 2021
WIN News, Sarah McNamara

WIN News, Sarah McNamara

Win News report on power costs and how to save on energy bills. The Australian Energy Council says energy prices have dropped this year in part due to renewables entering the market.

BY AEC Jan 28 2021
Importance of coordinated approach highlighted

Importance of coordinated approach highlighted

The latest assessments of the National Electricity Market underscore the need to ensure a coordinated approach to bring about a seamless transition to a cleaner, cheaper power system, according to the Australian Energy Council.

BY AEC Jan 05 2021
Further power bill relief on the horizon: Independent report

Further power bill relief on the horizon: Independent report

An independent report has predicted power bills will continue to fall as new generation capacity enters the National Electricity Market.

BY AEC Dec 21 2020
Independent report highlights intervention concerns

Independent report highlights intervention concerns

Competition in the National Electricity Market (NEM) has increased, but there are concerns government interventions may destabilise the investment outlook, according to the latest independent review.

BY AEC Dec 14 2020
Heatwaves and energy supply explained

Heatwaves and energy supply explained

Everyone can help in a heatwave, which is why as we move into the peak electricity demand period, the Australian Energy Council and Energy Networks Australia want people to know more about what happens to the energy system during heatwaves.

BY AEC & ENA Dec 10 2020
Industry pandemic response recognised

Industry pandemic response recognised

The Australian Energy Council has welcomed recognition of the assistance energy retailers have provided to customers impacted by COVID-19.

BY AEC Nov 30 2020
Energy Council congratulates Anna Collyer

Energy Council congratulates Anna Collyer

The Australian Energy Council congratulates Anna Collyer on her appointment as Chair of the Australian Energy Market Commission.

BY AEC Nov 26 2020
The NSW electricity plan details are now the key

The NSW electricity plan details are now the key

The passage of the NSW Government's Electricity Roadmap Bill marks a significant reform to the NSW electricity sector.

BY AEC Nov 26 2020
Energy Council congratulates new energy minister

Energy Council congratulates new energy minister

The Australian Energy Council congratulates the Hon Mick de Brenni MP on his appointment as the Queensland Government's Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen.

BY AEC Nov 17 2020
Energy bill support welcomed

Energy bill support welcomed

The Australian Energy Council welcomes the Victorian Government's power bill support for households facing immediate hardship.

BY AEC Nov 17 2020

Private climate bill deserves serious consideration

A private member's bill on climate change introduced by the Federal Member for Warringah, Zali Steggall MP, deserves careful and serious consideration, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Nov 09 2020

NSW electricity roadmap needs further scrutiny

The NSW Government's electricity roadmap is a significant reform which has the potential to detract from the national market framework and hinder its ability to deliver efficient outcomes for consumers.

BY AEC Nov 09 2020

Market intervention retrograde

The Victorian Government's direction to the market operator to develop a large-scale battery in Geelong without independent regulatory scrutiny of costs and benefits or clarity of how it will participate in the energy market, is a bad idea, according to the Australian Energy Council.

BY AEC Nov 05 2020

Electricity competition would benefit households

The Australian Energy Council welcomes the West Australian Opposition's proposal to increase competition in WA's electricity market as a sensible approach that would be a win for households and small business.

BY AEC Nov 04 2020
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