Electricity

Policy design & reform needs to support a sustainable energy future for Australia

The policy landscape for electricity market reform is complex, with many different proposals spread across state governments, the federal government and energy market institutions.

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The power of choice – what the introduction of smart meters means for customers

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.…

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Small energy retailers are important for innovation and customer choice; but may suffer under increased regulation

With growing concerns about retail prices and profits retail energy providers are in the spotlight.

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On-site renewable power generation worth exploring to reduce costs for industry 

Dmitry Danilovich explores the potential of on-site renewable power generation.

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Putting power back in the hands of consumers: shifting the focus back to the user

The electricity market is increasingly geared towards providing customers with new energy services but energy affordability and continuity of supply is still a costly issue for consumers

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The UK just had an energy revolution – let’s not ignore it

In late August 2016, National Grid, the entity responsible for managing the UK’s electricity grid, announced the winners of a tender to supply a little known service which helps to…

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