Regulators trigger Retailer Reliability Obligation for the very first time, acting to fill a generation shortfall to be left by closure of Liddell.
New draft rules could prevent wind and solar projects from reducing output, as the AEMC seeks to see renewables act more like coal and gas in the market.
Electricity prices fall to five year low, pushed down by record high wind and solar, but still Angus Taylor advocates for a gas-led recovery.
AER fast-tracks approval for $218M upgrade to NSW-QLD interconnector to strengthen electricity supplies in a post-Liddell grid.
The Queensland government-owned CleanCo has received approval from the Australian Energy Regulator to provide retail electricity services to large commercial and industrial customers from its growing portfolio of renewables projects. CleanCo applied to the AER for authorisation to sell electricity directly to commercial and industrial customers, as it aims to maximise the value of the […]
Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer applies for regulatory approval to offer “solar rental” services to homes and small businesses.
Regulator’s accusations against wind farm operators is directly contradicted by AEMO. Market is stunned by court action and wondering what is going on.
Regulator takes four wind farm companies to court over their role in SA blackout in 2016, in a hotly disputed technical case that will unleash more political fury over renewables.
Some customers may see some bill reductions, but the Australian Energy Regulator’s decision on DMOs is unlikely to take the political heat out of electricity prices.
AER announced changes to RIT-T making it more robust, efficient and timely, and more aligned wth AEMO’s Integrated System Plan and keeping customer power costs down.