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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
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

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
Energy industry help for customers in lockdown

Energy industry help for customers in lockdown

With households and businesses continuing to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in Victoria, the Australian Energy Council wants the community to know help is available.

BY AEC Jul 08 2020

Support measures to help households in Victoria

The Victorian Government's support for households who may be struggling with their power bills is a welcome initiative and energy retailers stand ready to assist those having difficulties.

BY AEC May 13 2020

Assistance available for energy customers

Following the release of the Statement of Expectations from the market regulator the Australian Energy Council (AEC) reconfirmed its members' commitment to assist customers experiencing financial distress.

BY AEC Mar 27 2020

Victoria’s go-it-alone approach retrograde move for end users

Victoria's decision to step outside the National Electricity Market rules and go-it-alone on transmission developments is a retrograde step, the costs of which will be borne by the State's energy users, according to the Australian Energy Council.

BY AEC Mar 18 2020

Victoria's gas decision a sensible step forward

The Australian Energy Council has supported the Victorian Government's decision to remove the ban on onshore gas exploration and production.

BY AEC Mar 17 2020

Ignoring the rules risks poor energy outcomes for Victorians

Energy market participants are alarmed by reports that the Victorian Government intends to go-it-alone on transmission developments, despite the real risk of increased costs for end users as a result of poor investment decisions.

BY AEC Feb 18 2020

Victorian electricity market review highlights progress

The Australian Energy Council has welcomed the release of a new assessment of Victoria's electricity retail market that acknowledges the improvements undertaken by retailers.

BY AEC Nov 29 2019
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