13 Apr 2018

This discussion paper highlights the need for understanding the ultimate impact on electricity prices when making any changes to how transmission infrastructure is planned, built and operated. 

Discussion paper
05 Feb 2018

This inquiry heard that a lack of policy certainty is impacting on the operation of the NEM, as a lack of certainty has an impact on investment. The policy certainty required relates to a mechanism to achieve emissions reduction in the electricity sector. The electricity sector is capital intensive and a lack of policy certainty has undermined investment in the sector.

Report
28 Nov 2017

AEMO has released its 2017/18 summer readiness report, which outlines all actions taken to best prepare the National Electricity Market to meet Australian energy consumer requirements.

Report
03 Oct 2017

This report finds that the inevitable closure of ageing, inefficient, polluting coal plants provides a critical opportunity to move to a modern 21st Century electricity system.

Report
15 Jun 2017

In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.

Report
12 Aug 2016

South Australia’s business community is paying the price for a grid that is no longer fit for purpose.

Submission
12 Sep 2016

The past decade has seen the energy industry, and particularly electricity generation, transformed. As households install solar panels and communities develop renewable energy projects, electricity generation is rapidly becoming localised.
Community renewable energy projects are an important and increasing part of this transformation.

Discussion paper