AGL has provided a response to the Australian Energy Regulator on their review of gas distribution network reference tariff variation mechanism and declining block tariffs. Release of this issues paper is the first step in their review of how gas distribution reference tariffs are varied from year to year and their structure.
We note that the issues being raised through this review will continue to create challenges as the transition to net-zero emissions progresses. While the regulatory framework is flexible and the transition is ongoing, there is an important role for governments to continue to set clear policy direction on the future use of gas to deal with related safety and equity issues for customers that may arise.
Read the full submission here.