AGL made a submission in response to AEMO’s Virtual Power Plant Demonstrations Program, Consultation Paper, a copy of which is available here.
AGL welcomes the opportunity to make a submission in response to the ACCC Monitoring of Electricity Supply in the National Electricity Market Discussion Paper (Discussion Paper).
At the 26 October 2018 COAG Energy Council meeting, Ministers agreed that the Energy Security Board will progress development of draft National Electricity Law amendments that would give effect to a Retailer Reliability Obligation (RRO).
On 30 November 2018, the Energy Security Board (ESB), on behalf of the COAG Energy Council released an impact assessment of the Retailer Reliability Obligation (RRO) for the National Electricity Market.
The mercury suddenly soars above forty degrees. And, when the heat is on, Australia’s electricity system is suddenly put to the test. We go from asking for a dribble of energy to a sudden tidal wave. And our systems need to respond quickly. We need that energy. We need a lot of it. And we happen to need it right now!
While Australia is leading the way in the installation of rooftop solar systems, there are many people who can’t put panels on their roof. This could be because they are renting, living in an apartment or a home without a suitable roof, or there may be financial constraints preventing the investment.
AGL recently responded to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) draft statements for inclusion within energy retailer hardship policies under their upcoming hardship guideline.
AGL has been actively engaging with the ESC on their approach to adopting the 2016 Royal Commission into Family Violence recommendations on the energy sector.
AGL’s ‘Powering our Community’ is all about encouraging our people to get to know and support their local community.
On 12 November 2018, the Energy Security Board (ESB) released a consultation paper seeking stakeholder views on whether proposed metrics to assess the outcomes and objectives of the Strategic Energy Plan are suitable.
AGL recently responded to the exposure draft of the “Treasury Laws Amendment (Electricity Price Monitoring) Bill 2018” (Draft Legislation).
In 2015 during the climate negotiations in Paris, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York, announced the creation of a new task force, which would help investors understand their financial exposure to climate risk and help companies disclose this information in a clear and consistent way.
Energy prices and lowering lower carbon emissions would have to be amongst the most talked about topics for 2018. In Australia, a lot of this conversation has revolved around where and how energy is generated.
Our people are our greatest asset – that’s why we’re investing in making AGL a great place to work.
Submission in response to the ESB’s Consultation on Retailer Reliability Obligation Legislative Amendments
On 8 November 2018, the Energy Security Board (ESB) released a consultation paper regarding legislative amendments to progress the proposed Retailer Reliability Obligation (RRO), formerly the reliability obligation component of the NEG.
AGL has made a submission to IPART’s Draft Report on Retailers’ Meter Installation Practices in NSW.
AGL has made a submission to IPART’s Draft Report on Monitoring the Retail Energy Markets during 2017-18.
Submission to the Department of the Environment and Energy’s Consultation on Underwriting New Generation Investment.
AGL Energy (AGL) welcomes this opportunity to provide comments to the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) regarding proposed revisions to ATCO Gas Australia’s (ATCO) Access Arrangement for the 2020-2024 period (AA5).
Submission to the EMP Consultation Paper: Electricity price monitoring and response legislative framework
AGL Energy Limited (AGL) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission in response to Treasury’s Consultation Paper titled Electricity price monitoring and response legislative framework (October 2018) (Consultation Paper).
AGL welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC’s) Consultation Paper on Advanced Meter Communications Rule.
AGL recently responded to the Australian Energy Market Commission's (AEMC's) Draft Rule Determination on Metering Installation Timeframes (ERC0236).
AGL was recently recognised at the Australian Computer Society (ACS) Digital Disruptor Awards for delivering industry-leading digital experiences, products and services for our customers.
Since 2003, AGL’s ‘Energy for Life’ program has provided avenues for our people to support causes that they are passionate about.
No forced redundancies’ is a commitment we’ve made to our people at Liddell as we work towards its long-planned retirement in 2022. For us, long-term planning and making sure our people and the community are supported in the transition is not negotiable.
The transition to a low carbon future will require a range of solutions and this is why we are proud to partner with CSIRO and others in carbon capture research over the past 10 years. But what does this have to do with tomatoes?
The Peak Energy Rewards programs kicks in during periods of high demand. Offering a financial incentive for customers to electively reduce their electricity consumption for short periods of time to collectively lessen the load on the electricity grid.
AGL Energy (AGL) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC’s) Draft Rule Determination on Metering Installation Timeframes (ERC0236).
AGL has made a submission to the AEMC’s Draft Rule Determination on Global Settlement and Market Reconciliation.
We have an increasingly sophisticated toolkit to help us explain the relationship between financial returns and other value drivers and impacts on the environment, on society and on the economy more broadly.
Submission to the AEMC’s Coordination of Generation and Transmission Investment Review options paper
AGL has made a submission to the AEMC’s review of Generation and Transmission investment, which also explored (on behalf of the Energy Security Board) options to embed AEMO’s Integrated System Plan into the National Electricity Market.
On 19 October, AGL made a submission to the Energy Security Board’s consultation on improving the transparency of over-the-counter (OTC) contracting.
On 19 October, AGL made a submission to the Energy Security Board’s consultation on market making requirements in the NEM.
AGL recently responded to the Australian Energy Market Commission's draft Rule change to require the Australian Energy Regulator to develop guidelines for retailer hardship policies.
AGL recently responded to the Economic Regulation Authority Western Australia’s consultation on hardship amendments.
AGL recently responded to the ACCC Consumer Data Rights Rules (CDR) Framework which provides guidance to stakeholders on the way ACCC will develop requirements on industries for CDR.
AGL recently responded to the Federal Governments exposure draft legislation to create a new Consumer Data Right (CDR) Framework.
AGL welcomed Maoneng Australia’s announcement that it had reached financial close for the 255 megawatt (MW) Sunraysia Solar Farm. This solar farm is underpinned by Power Purchase Agreements under which UNSW Sydney and AGL Energy purchase the solar energy generated over 15 years. This solar energy will help contribute to our diverse energy mix.
Simplifying consumer information to improve customer engagement and trust in the Victorian energy sector
AGL recently responded to the Essential Service Commission Victoria’s draft decision on the electricity and gas retail markets review implementation 2018 (bills and marketing).
The ‘One Stop, One Story Vulnerability Hub’ acts as a connector, bringing the available support to the person rather than them having to seek it through complex pathways, over and over again.
AGL participated in the Retailer Reference Group (RRG) conducted by the AER during its the development of its draft Guideline and appreciated the extensive consultation and stakeholder engagement.
In the middle of a sunny day, rooftop solar could soon supply more energy than South Australia needs at that time of day. But when the sun goes down, this generation tails off, which is also when peak demand kicks in. Read more about the impact of rooftop solar on demand.
AGL recently responded to the AEMC's draft rule change on estimated meter reads.
Submission in response to the Energy Security Board’s Consultation on National Energy Guarantee Amendments
On 15 August, at the request of the COAG Energy Council, the Energy Security Board (ESB) released a draft Bill that would implement the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).
AGL made a submission to the NSW Government in response to its proposed amendments to the NSW Social Programs for Energy Code.
On 31 July, the Climate Change Authority (CCA) released a consultation paper to facilitate consultation on its review of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) legislation.
AGL Energy (AGL) welcomes this opportunity to provide comments on the regulatory proposals of Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Essential Energy (NSW networks) for the period 2019 to 2024 and to provide our position on many of the questions raised by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) in its Issue Paper: NSW electricity distribution determinations (Issues Paper).
AGL Energy (AGL) is pleased to provide support for the Draft revisions to the application guidelines for the regulatory investment test for distribution (RIT-D) and regulatory investment test for transmission (RIT-T).
AGL recently responded to the Federal Governments exposure draft legislation to create a new Consumer Data Right (CDR) Framework.
Submission in response to the National Energy Guarantee Reliability Requirement Pre-Condition Options Paper
At the request of the COAG Energy Council, the Energy Security Board (ESB) has developed alternate policy options for activating the reliability obligation that was proposed under the draft design of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).
Our commitment to a progressive energy future is as evident as ever in Broken Hill and Silverton where the city has transformed to a renewable energy hub. A heritage city that used to mine the earth, is now mining the sun and wind for energy.
The one thing you need to know about flexibility? The fact that there is no ‘one thing’, because we all have different priorities, experiences and commitments and that means there is no template that will allow everyone to be their best selves at home and at work.
With ongoing debate about the National Energy Guarantee, there has been a bit of discussion about the merits of ‘demand response’. Demand response is a way to help reduce individual customer bills, improve reliability and reduce the average cost to supply electricity to all households and business.
Read AGL's submission to the AEMC in response to the price notification rule change.
Read AGL's recent submission to Essential Service Commission review of exempt seller obligations.
Read AGL's recent submission in response to the AEMO ENA Open Energy Networks Consultation.
Read AGL's recent submission to the AEMC in response to its draft determination on distributed energy resources register.
AGL Supports appropriate RERT governance as being critical to ensuring it is only procured when necessary. As such AGL supports increased governance measures, including transparency and potentially independent review of decisions relating to procuring and activating RERT by the AER.
Read AGL's recent submission in response to the Commonwealth Senate Select Committee on Electric Vehicles.
The National Electricity Market (NEM) is a wholesale energy market which transports electricity from power stations to consumers and large industrial users. As detailed in ‘The Health of the National Electricity Market’ late last year, across the NEM, the mix of generators is changing.
Read AGL's recent submission to the Essential Services Commission’s consideration of the Thwaites recommendations 3A-3F.
Submission to the Energy Security Board in response to the National Energy Guarantee Regulation Impact Statement
On 29 June 2018, the Energy Security Board released the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) for the National Energy Guarantee and sought feedback from stakeholders.
Liddell Power Station reaches the end of its technical life in 2022 and can be replaced with the latest technology at a lower cost than trying to keep the plant running.
AGL Energy our recent submission on the Australian Energy Regulator’s Draft Amendments to the Compliance Procedures and Guidelines 2018.
While AGL supports aspects of the AEMC’s draft position, our submission flags several areas which we believe requires further assessment.
AGL Energy (AGL) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) Consultation Paper Metering installation timeframes.
The AEMC is seeking feedback on a rule change request from AEMO that proposes a new ‘global’ settlement framework for energy retailers.
On 15 June 2018, the Commonwealth released a consultation paper outlining the proposed design of the Commonwealth elements of the National Energy Guarantee (Guarantee).
AGL's recent submission on the AEMC consultation on a rule change relating to hardship.
AGL's recent submission on the QCA 2020 Review of Guaranteed Service Levels (GSLs).
AGL's recent submission on the AEMC Generator Three-year Notice of Closure Consultation Paper.
A recent report by KPMG for the Australian Energy Council advised on the principles for successful wholesale electricity market design. The principles developed allow for a robust assessment of market design changes under consideration by Energy Council and market institutions.
AGL's recent submission on the Essential Services Commission Reporting Guideline review 2018.
AGL's recent submission on the ESC compliance and performance reporting guideline consultation.
On Friday 15 June, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) released the Retail Energy Competition Review.
AGL's recent submission on the National Energy Retail Amendment (Estimated meter reads) Rule 2018.
Ever wondered how we measure the energy we produce? Net generation is the energy sent to the grid, minus the energy used to produce energy.
AGL's recent submission on the Reinstatement of Long Notice RERT Rule change proposal.
AGL's recent submission on the AEMC Reliability Frameworks Review Directions Paper..
AGL's response to the AEMC Generator Three-year Notice of Closure Consultation Paper.
For the second year in a row, AGL was awarded the prestigious Gold Employer status for LGBTI inclusion.
National Energy Retail Amendment (Advance notice of price changes) Rule 2018.
AGL's recent submission on the National Energy Retail Amendment (Advance notice of price changes) Rule 2018.
Submission to AEMC National Energy Retail Amendment (advance notice of price changes) rule consultation
On 25 May 2018, AGL made a submission in response to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) National Energy Retail Amendment (advance notice of price changes) rule consultation.
On 21 May, AGL made a submission to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) in response to its draft benefit change notice guidelines.
AGL's recent submission on the AEMC Discussion Paper on the Coordination of Generation and Transmission Investment.
AGL's recent submission on the Technical Governance Review - Standards Australia response to final report.
Discover the significant changes in NEM capacity and demand over the last 10 years and why a renewable generation mix is cheaper in this context.
AGL's recent submission on the Frequency Control Framework Review.
Victoria’s Climate Change Act legislated a long-term emissions reduction target for Victoria of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
AGL's response to NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal.
The Australian Energy Market Commission (Commission) released a Consultation Paper on a rule change proposal brought forward by the COAG Energy Council.
The Minister for the Environment and Energy, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, asked the Climate Change Authority to conduct a special review of the role of the National Wind Farm Commissioner.
On 13 April 2018, AGL made a submission in response to: Proposed rule change - advanced notification of price variation.
Timothy’s design not only makes a valuable and lasting contribution to the artistic and cultural landscape of Broken Hill, but also helps to showcase the importance of renewables in the NSW energy mix.
On 23 March AGL made a submission to the Australian Energy Regulator’s issues paper regarding Benefit Change Notice Guidelines.
Submission in response to the Australian Energy Regulator's Draft Performance Reporting Guidelines Amendments
On 19 February, AGL made a submission in response to the Australian Energy Regulator’s Draft Performance Reporting Guidelines Amendments.
On 16 March, AGL made a submission in response the Australian Energy Regulator’s Draft Retail Pricing Information Guidelines.
In February 2018, the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy released a consultation paper outlining proposed changes to..
On 4 December 2017, the Senate established an Inquiry into the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Inquiry).
AGL's recent submission on the AEMC’s Review into the scope of economic regulation applied to covered pipelines.
AGL's recent submission on the AEMC's Biennial review into liquidity in wholesale gas and pipeline trading markets.
Submission to Senate inquiry into the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill 2017
On 8 February 2018, the Senate referred the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill 2017 to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry.
On 15 February 2018, the Energy Security Board (ESB) released a consultation paper with further principles on the design of the proposed National Energy Guarantee (Guarantee).
The Victorian Government requested that Infrastructure Victoria consult with industry and stakeholders, and conduct research and analysis into what infrastructure the state needs to enable automated (self-driving) vehicles and zero emission vehicles.
AGL's recent submission on the AEMC Interim Report on the Reliability Frameworks Review.
AGL has made a submission to the ACCC regarding its proposal to publish a netback price for LNG.
A large-scale blackout of the power system is called a system black event. These events are extremely rare.
The energy industry transformation is gaining momentum at both ends of the energy supply chain; from large-scale generation and transmission to the distribution and consumer level.
Enabling customers to take control of their energy use is a positive step in the innovation of energy retail.
AGL supports the review by the ESC of the Charter of Consultation, particularly in light of the significant program of work occurring on energy reform.