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Peak industry body appoints new Chair

Peak industry body appoints new Chair

The Australian Energy Council's Board has appointed EnergyAustralia's Managing Director, Mark Collette, as its new Chair.

BY Australian Energy Council Dec 02 2021
Australians working together for a successful transition to net zero emissions

Australians working together for a successful transition to net zero emissions

Statement by the Australian Climate Roundtable Limiting climate change to well below 2 degree C temperature rise and ideally 1.

BY AEC Nov 08 2021
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 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
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
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
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
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
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