AGL advocates for a principles-based approach to regulating through the AER’s Better Bills Guideline
AGL recently responded to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Better Bills Guideline consultation. The Guideline will replace existing bill content requirements for energy retailers operating in the National Energy Customer Framework.
The Essential Services Commission sought feedback on the scope of the upcoming review into the effectiveness of the regulatory framework for customers experiencing financial difficulty paying their energy bills, the Payment Difficulty Framework.
AGL has responded to the AEMC’s draft determination on Integrating Energy storage systems in the NEM. The draft rule makes a number of changes to integrate storage into the NEM, and also shape the rules to facilitate the future market where storage and hybrid systems are likely to play a much bigger role in firming up the growing amount of renewable energy.
The NSW Electricity Roadmap will deliver at least 12 GW of new renewable projects and 2 GW of long duration storage projects, through Long Term Energy Service Agreements (LTESA). On 10 September AGL provided feedback to the NSW Government on the proposed structure and terms of the LTESA. Read our submission here.
AGL urges Treasury to focus on getting the Draft Energy Rules right following energy sector feedback on Treasury’s latest consultation on the Consumer Data Right (CDR) in the energy sector: proposals for further consultation, August 2021 (Consultation), and the release of the energy specific CDR rules (Draft Energy Rules).
AGL responds to ACMA’s consultation on consumer vulnerability and expectations for the telco industry
AGL recently responded to the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s (ACMA) proposal to introduce a Statement of Expectations for the telco industry which is aimed at improving outcomes for vulnerable consumers.
The South Australian Government is currently consulting on the implementation of the national regulatory framework to support the deployment of stand-alone power systems (SAPS).
The Australian Energy Regulatory (AER) is currently consulting on its DER integration expenditure guidance note, that is intended to guide the AER’s determinations on distribution networks expenditure proposals to support the integration of distributed energy resources (DER) with the electricity market system.