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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

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
New England REZ needs to make economic sense

New England REZ needs to make economic sense

The New South Wales Government's plan to expedite the construction of a Renewable Energy Zone in the New England region may create some short-term construction jobs, but more work needs to be done to understand whether it is needed and if it will bring down power prices, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Jul 10 2020

Careful Assessment Vital For Grid Projects

It is important that projects supported under the NSW Transmission Infrastructure Strategy undergo careful cost benefit analysis to demonstrate they will deliver value for the market, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Nov 12 2018

Independent Regulator Highlights Default Tariff Risks

The latest independent regulatory assessment of electricity retail pricing has highlighted the risks involved in re-regulation via a default tariff, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Oct 03 2018

Industry welcomes latest investigation into competitive electricity markets

A new Federal Government investigation into the bidding of NSW generators will help shed light on the complexities of supplying energy into Australia's competitive national electricity market, the energy industry said today.

BY AEC Dec 21 2017

Electricity Re-regulation Would Hurt NSW Households

The energy industry said the call by the NSW opposition to re-regulate the New South Wales electricity market is trying to address the wrong problem and would do nothing to protect households or NSW taxpayers from rising costs of living.

BY AEC Jun 22 2017

Ruling highlights need to get review process right

A Federal Court ruling highlighted the need for the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to finalise its examination of the review process for setting returns for electricity networks and to establish a system that ends the opportunity to exploit the process, the energy industry said today.

BY AEC May 25 2017

Industry working to maintain secure supply in NSW

Heatwave conditions in New South Wales have the potential to push electricity demand to a new record peak today.

BY AEC Feb 10 2017

Energy industry congratulates Don Harwin and thanks Anthony Roberts

The Australian Energy Council has congratulated the Hon Don Harwin MLC on his appointment as NSW Minister for Energy and Utilities and thanked the former Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, the Hon.

BY AEC Jan 30 2017

Deregulating Retail Electricity Works: Report

A new independent review has delivered a rousing endorsement of the consumer benefits of deregulating electricity markets.

BY AEC Dec 13 2016

Energy industry welcomes confirmation of competitive NSW market

The energy industry has welcomed the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal's (IPART's) draft report released yesterday, which confirms that the NSW electricity market is operating competitively.

BY Australian Energy Council Sep 21 2016

Smart meters will enable 21st century energy solutions

Residential customers in NSW will now have the choice to have a smart meter installed at their home enabling a much wider range of energy deals, the energy industry said today.

Mar 09 2016
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