Who has Life Support Obligations in an Embedded Network?

AU Energy Compliance
As part of the ‘Power of Choice’ reforms, on 1 December 2017, the life support notification obligations for embedded networks were updated. Life support notification obligations ensure that those capable of disconnecting electricity supply (i.e. retailers and distributors) are aware of customer life support needs (such as the connection of a kidney dialysis machine or a ventilator). In today’s article, we explain what the life support obligations in embedded networks are and why it is essential that all businesses involved with an embedded network understand the obligations. [caption id="attachment_2738" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo by Hush Naidoo on Unsplash[/caption] By Dr Drew Donnelly, Compliance Quarter. Background to Life Support Obligations In an embedded network there may be only one entity directly involved in energy supply. That is, there might be one business…
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