New format for communicating Retail Pricing Information to energy customers

New format for communicating Retail Pricing Information to energy customers

AU Energy Compliance
There has been strong demand over the last few years for improved customer access to information that will help them meaningfully compare different energy plans and thereby access more affordable energy. In response to this concern, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has revised its draft Retail Pricing Information Guidelines (the draft Guidelines) for which it now seeks public feedback. In today’s article, we summarise those draft Guidelines. Reason for change A range of reviews and consultations over the last few years (including the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market (the ‘Finkel Review’)) have identified that one of the contributors to energy unaffordability for consumers is the difficulty for consumers in working out where they can get a better deal. Consultation on a Customer Price Information…
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Webinar Recording: Legal Update: Power Purchase Agreements (PPA’s): Key legal concerns

AU Energy Compliance
Under a PPA, the energy consumer pays for electricity consumed or generated from a solar PV system installed on their premises. The benefit to the consumer is that there is no upfront cost. There is a range of legal considerations for a business looking to offer a PPA. Are solar panels fixtures? What can go wrong? Today we answer some of these key questions. View our webinar here. by Connor James and Anne Wardell Welcome The presentation will run for 25 minutes then we will have a Q & A for 10 minutes after. What is a PPA? PPA stands for Power Purchase Agreement. It is a contract to purchase electricity at a pre-determined price for a fixed period. Who are the parties to a PPA? • A purchaser or off-taker.…
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Webinar Recording Energy Updates: AEMC taking the axe to Embedded Network Exemptions

AU Energy Compliance
If implemented, the AEMC recommendations will effectively take an axe to the existing regulation of embedded networks - embedded network exemptions - redefining a sector of the energy market that is growing in importance. The changes discussed in this webinar are focused on NECF jurisdictions (NSW, QLD, SA, ACT and TAS). In a webinar to follow we will consider similarly significant changes to be implemented in Victoria following the gazettal of a new section 17 order. View our webinar here. Hosted by Connor James and Anne Wardell Welcome The presentation will run for 25 minutes then we will have a Q & A for 10 minutes after. What is an Embedded Network? • Embedded networks are private electricity networks connected to the distribution and transmission system of the national electricity…
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