Historically, energy consumers have left the role of understanding and advocating for their interests to regulators and government, but what energy consumers need from the energy system is changing.
Regulatory arrangements are not ready to deal with the rising uptake of electric vehicles.
The policy landscape for electricity market reform is complex, with many different proposals spread across state governments, the federal government and energy market institutions.
The electricity industry is experiencing technological disruption that many other industries have already faced and needs to adapt regulation to meet customer expectations.1
On 1 December 2017 the Power of Choice (PoC) reforms commence introducing contestability for the provision of metering services to small customers in NSW, ACT, Queensland, Tasmania and South Australia.…1
A fundamental shift is needed in energy policy to provide a sure path for Australia to meet its emission reduction obligations while ensuring a reliable and affordable supply for customers.
The objective of single buyer schemes is to allow customers to benefit from a competitive price for electricity without having to shop around.1
While the focus from the Finkel Review has been on the Clean Energy Target and affordability, a number of other potentially fundamental changes to energy market governance arrangements have garnered less attention.1