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AEC welcomes optimistic outlook from AEMO

AEC welcomes optimistic outlook from AEMO

The Australian Energy Council says the latest assessment of electricity supply presents a confident picture for Australian energy consumers in the near term, and an exciting picture in the long-term.

BY AEC Aug 31 2021
Statement on the Energy Security Board’s market design advice

Statement on the Energy Security Board’s market design advice

The Australian Energy Council welcomes the release of the Energy Security Board's advice to Energy Ministers, and in particular its call for coordination and a common approach by jurisdictions but notes there is still much work to be done on the detail.

BY AEC Aug 26 2021
Solar continues to set records

Solar continues to set records

At more than 14.7 gigawatts (GW) rooftop solar is now the second largest generator by capacity in Australia, according to the latest Australian Energy Council Solar Report.

BY AEC Aug 05 2021
Energy customers can save by shopping around

Energy customers can save by shopping around

The Victorian Energy Market report released by the Essential Services Commission only highlights how important it is for customers to speak to their retailer so they can get a better deal, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Jun 29 2021
Energy Council statement on Chloe Munro AO

Energy Council statement on Chloe Munro AO

The Australian Energy Council is saddened to learn of the loss of Chloe Munro, AO, the first Chair of the Clean Energy Regulator.

BY AEC Jun 28 2021
Energy companies trusted to deliver for customers

Energy companies trusted to deliver for customers

The peak body for energy retailers, the Australian Energy Council, has welcomed new consumer data that shows most households consider their power company is providing them with a value for money service.

BY AEC Jun 23 2021
Consumer groups and energy industry take new approach to support

Consumer groups and energy industry take new approach to support

The peak body for energy retailers, the Australian Energy Council, energy companies and a broad range of consumer advocates have undertaken a unique collaboration to develop Best Practice for Energy Retailer Assistance .

Jun 22 2021
Report shows solar continues to shine

Report shows solar continues to shine

Australia's love of solar continues to grow with the latest data showing people are going bigger when to comes to getting rooftop solar.

BY AEC May 06 2021
Energy Council statement on Andrew Reeves

Energy Council statement on Andrew Reeves

The Australian Energy Council is saddened to learn of the loss of Andrew Reeves, the former chair of the Australian Energy Regulator.

BY AEC May 05 2021
Response to the ESB’s Post 2025 Market Design Options Paper

Response to the ESB’s Post 2025 Market Design Options Paper

The Australian Energy Council has welcomed the release of the Energy Security Board's options paper,which is the result of a substantial consultation process.

BY AEC Apr 30 2021
Energy Council thanks Cath Tanna and congratulates Mark Collette

Energy Council thanks Cath Tanna and congratulates Mark Collette

The Australian Energy Council, which represents Australia's electricity generators and retailers, thanks EnergyAustralia Managing Director, CathTanna, for her contribution to the energy sector.

BY AEC Apr 29 2021
Competitive market deals remain the cheapest

Competitive market deals remain the cheapest

While the announcement of lower regulated electricity prices is welcome news, customers have been urged to continue to shop around for even cheaper competitive deals from their energy retailer.

BY AEC Apr 27 2021
Statement on AEC outgoing chair Brett Redman

Statement on AEC outgoing chair Brett Redman

The Australian Energy Council (AEC) and its Board has thanked Brett Redman for his Chairmanship of the Australian Energy Council over the past 17 months.

BY AEC Apr 23 2021
Statement on hydrogen funding

Statement on hydrogen funding

The Federal Government's commitment to more than $500m in funding for the hydrogen industry and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) has been welcomed by Australia's peak body for electricity generators and retailers.

BY AEC Apr 21 2021
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
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