On 21 October, jurisdictional energy officials released a consultation paper to identify and develop amendments to the National Gas Law (NGL), the National Energy Retail Law (NERL) and Regulations. AGL has made a submission in response to the issues raised in the consultation paper.
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) published a Second Draft Determination on its Amendment of the Market Ancillary Service (MASS) Specification – DER and General Consultation. The Second Draft Determination follows AEMO’s further consideration and analysis (undertaken through the University of Melbourne).
On 21 September 2020, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) received a rule change request from Dr Kerry Schott AO. The request seeks to introduce new governance arrangements for setting technical standards for distributed energy resources (DER) in the national electricity market (NEM).
AGL has recently made a submission to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s Draft Report on the performance and competitiveness of the retail electricity market in the NSW 2020-21.
AGL has recently made a submission in response to the Essential Services Commission’s Draft Decision on the Victorian Default Offer from 1 January 2022.
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is consulting on the development of Export Tariff Guidelines, to support distribution networks in the development of two-way pricing options.
AGL responds to EPWA’s proposed DPV Management model that addresses extreme load issues facing the Southwest Interconnected System.
The Australian Government is consulting on an exposure draft of proposed amendments to the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001.
The Victorian Government set a target for zero emissions vehicles (ZEVs) to account for 50 per cent of new light vehicle sales by 2030 as part of its Zero Emissions Vehicle Roadmap. This target was set in May 2021 as part of a commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050 under the Climate Change Act 2017.
Energy Policy WA’s consultation considers the complexity of WA's energy governance and legislative framework due to regulatory arrangements having in the past been amended on a piecemeal basis and the barriers moving forward of an electricity framework which is no longer meets the challenges of a rapidly evolving energy industry.
The AEMC’s Directions Paper identifies inefficiencies in the national smart meter roll out and proposes a number changes to the regulatory framework for metering services which could optimise the speed of smart meter installations in the NEM.
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