Important changes to Retail Pricing Information Guidelines

AU Energy Compliance
By Anne Wardell, Compliance Quarter.  The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has released new Retail Pricing Information Guidelines (the new Guidelines) which commence on 31 August 2018. Although the new Guidelines commence on 31 August 2018, not all of the new requirements will commence on that date. The AER is of the view that the changes will take time to implement and has therefore introduced a series of stages for implementation. The important dates for the stage implementation are: Source: new Guidelines at pp 5-6 A number of key changes have been introduced in the new Guidelines including the replacement of the Energy Price Fact Sheet. The key changes to the Guidelines include: replacing the requirement for retailers to provide an Energy Price Fact Sheet with a requirement that each energy plan have two…
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