The peak body for electricity generators and retailers, the Australian Energy Council, said the report to the NSW Government illustrates the extreme challenges being thrown up by the energy market transition.
The peak body for energy retailers and generators, the Australian Energy Council, congratulates the Hon Penny Sharpe, MLC on her appointment as NSW Minister for Energy and Climate Change, Environment and Heritage.
The peak body for electricity generators and retailers, the Australian Energy Council, said the New South Wales EPA's Climate Change Policy and Action Plan represented uncharted territory that will need to be carefully navigated to achieve the best outcomes.
The passage of the NSW Government's Electricity Roadmap Bill marks a significant reform to the NSW electricity sector.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Heatwave conditions in New South Wales have the potential to push electricity demand to a new record peak today.
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.
A new independent review has delivered a rousing endorsement of the consumer benefits of deregulating electricity markets.
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.
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.
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