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Energy regulator smashes illusion of "cheap" coal power in NSW

Energy regulator smashes illusion of “cheap” coal power in NSW

AER report absolves big generators of predatory bidding during demand peaks, but they hardly need to: The cost of “baseload” coal supply in NSW has jumped so high that there is no such thing as “cheap” coal generation.

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Consumer bills to jump as networks score court victory over regulator

Consumer bills to jump as networks score court victory over regulator

Australian Energy Regulator loses costly Federal Court battle to control how much NSW network operators can charge for power.

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Regulator blames AEMO errors for South Australia blackout

Regulator blames AEMO errors for South Australia blackout

Australian Energy Regulator report links market operator’s flawed forecasting methods with blackouts, high prices.

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Retailers score major win in battle for behind-the-meter market

Retailers score major win in battle for behind-the-meter market

AER Ring-fencing Guideline delivers retailers victory in battle over access to Australia’s solar and battery storage market, effectively ruling networks out of the game.

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Fossil fuel generators find a new way to exploit the market

Fossil fuel generators find a new way to exploit the market

Regulator report into SA high price event shows generators have a new way to exploit their market power, underling the case for rule changes.

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Networks say battery storage ring-fencing proposals "ludicrous"

Networks say battery storage ring-fencing proposals “ludicrous”

Fight looms between retailers and networks over right to install solar and battery storage in homes, businesses. Spark Infrastructure says proposed rules “ludicrous”.

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AER downgrades Victorian network allowance by $2.3bn

AER downgrades Victorian network allowance by $2.3bn

Victorian electricity networks to have revenue allowances downgraded by more than $2.3bn in 2017 – a cut that could reduce household electricity bills by up to $120 out to 2020.