Richard Wrightson

Richard Wrightson

AGL's Executive General Manager Wholesale Markets

BA (Econ) (Hons)

Richard is AGL's Executive General Manager Wholesale Markets. He has over 24 years’ experience in wholesale energy markets in Australia and the UK. Richard has significant experience in the Australian energy sector including consulting on the National Electricity Market commencement, as well as working at the Electricity Trust of South Australia, the State Electricity Commission of Victoria and Loy Yang Power.

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Richard Wrightson

26 March 2019
6 minute read

Coal constraints in NSW and energy prices following the sudden closure of Hazelwood

The Victoria Energy Policy Centre released a working paper focusing on market outcomes following the closure of Hazelwood Power Station in 2017. Looking at the VEPC report, there is an alternative reading for much of what it relies upon in drawing its conclusions.