AGL recently responded to the Queensland Government’s consultation on the review of Queensland’s energy legislation – options paper.
AGL Energy (AGL) commends the South Australian Government for its consultations on tenant access to energy efficiency technology in the private rental market and welcomes the opportunity to make a submission.
As an essential service provider and one of Australia’s oldest companies, we take our role in in the community seriously. We’re committed to our purpose, ‘Progress for Life’, which is a relentless determination to make things better for our customers, our communities, our planet, and our economy.
AGL has a long history in Australia – we’re 184 years old. And for many people, it’s almost a family business – just ask Jim and Jonathan Schroeter.
Broken Hill is one of the oldest cities in Australia. The Silver City has been a mining town for more than a century. And according to AGL’s Adam Mackett, Broken Hill and nearby Silverton are going to continue being mining towns for decades to come – but they’re going to mining something very different.
The rapid uptake of renewable generation in Australia – especially rooftop solar, which ANU notes is the largest per-capita in the world – means our energy mix is evolving faster than ever.
While Australian consumers continue to lead the world in the uptake of solar installations, the market for other distributed energy resources (DER) is also maturing, including with respect to battery energy storage systems and electric vehicles.
On 20 December 2019, AEMO published its Draft Report and Determination that sets out AEMO’s proposed approach to implementing the NEM customer switching reforms that would facilitate faster customer switching times.
According to a recent report by the ANU Energy Change Institute, Australia has about 9 GW of roof mounted solar PV deployed, which is by far the largest per capita rooftop-PV deployment in the world1. So how do energy retailers and infrastructure engineers ensure that people feel confident that their new solar panel, or their battery, or their electric vehicle charger is safe and performs as advertised? This is where Standards Australia comes in.
AGL has made a submission to the AER on SA Power Networks’ revised revenue proposal for the 2020-25 regulatory period.
AGL broadly supports the draft ISP rules, however believe that further consideration or clarification is still required on several issues, including the ongoing role of the Australian Energy Regulator.
AGL supports the AEMC’s draft determination which provides AEMO will flexibility to refine and improve the existing marginal loss factor framework and methodology.
AGL recently responded to the Essential Services Commission Victoria’s (ESC) draft decision on clear and fair contracts. The draft decision includes 18 individual draft decisions for the implementation of recommendations 4A-4E and 3A of the Independent Review of Electricity and Gas Retail Markets Victoria (Thwaites review), as well as additional matters relating to back-billing and VDO messaging on bills.
The past few months have been tough. We have all been touched by the bushfires – no matter how far from the firefronts we may be, it is impossible to not be moved by the scenes spread across the news and on social media – and, for some, right on their doorstep.
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is currently consulting on whether its distribution network expenditure assessment framework is fit-for-purpose to assess distributed energy resources (DER) integration expenditure (Consultation Paper).
AGL recently responded to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) draft rule on regulating conditional discounts. We believe that there is currently insufficient evidence to support a decision by the AEMC at this time.
AGL Energy (AGL) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) Draft rule determination on improving transparency and extending the duration of the medium-term projected assessment of system adequacy (MT PASA). AGL has also considered ERM Power’s interim submission to the draft rule in preparing this submission.