The Essential Services Commission (Vic) Minimum Feed-In Tariff review 2022/23

The Essential Services Commission (Vic) Minimum Feed-In Tariff review 2022/23

AU Energy Compliance
On 2 December 2021, the Essential Services Commission (ESC) released its draft decision for minimum feed-in tariffs for solar exporters. It is anticipated that the figures in the draft will apply from 1 July 2022. This short article will discuss the proposed tariffs and provide a brief summary of the reasoning behind the adjusted tariff. We will also look at how the ESC calculates the tariff. The New Proposed Tariffs: The draft minimum feed-in tariffs have been calculated the same way as previous reviews (discussed below). The draft minimum feed-in tariffs are as follows: The draft minimum flat feed-in tariff for 2022–23 is 5.2 cents per kWh. This is 22 percent lower than the minimum rate for 2021–22. The draft time-varying feed-in tariffs are also lower than for 2021–22. *…
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Refresher: the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Exempt Selling Guidelines

Refresher: the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Exempt Selling Guidelines

AU Energy Compliance
NB: The most recent guidelines for exempt energy sellers are contained in the AER (Retail) Exempt Selling Guideline dated March 2018. In February 2021, the AER commenced a review of the guidelines. A consultation paper was published on 18 May 2021 and stakeholder submissions were closed on 30 June 2021. At present, the 2018 guidelines are still applicable. However, it is anticipated that there may be changes when the review process is complete. Introduction The AER guidelines for exemption relate to any person or business (entity) who sells energy to another person. Such a seller must have either a retailer authorisation or a retail exemption. To put it plainly ‘exemption’ in this context refers to whether a person or entity is required to be authorised or whether they can seek…
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