Reconsidering the DMO

Reconsidering the DMO

AU Energy Compliance
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has published the Default Market Offer 2023-24 Issues Paper. In the context of unprecedented wholesale energy prices, the Issues Paper makes interesting reading and is going to be closely examined by energy retailers and other participants. What is the DMO The Default Market Offer (DMO) is the maximum price that an energy retailer can charge a customer who is on a standing offer and is the maximum price that an exempt seller can charge a customer within an embedded network. The DMO represents a ‘safety net’ for consumers who are disengaged with the energy market. The DMO applies to small business and residential customers in South Australia, New South Wales and south-east Queensland where there is no other retail price regulation. The AER determines the…
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