The opaque nature of Australia’s wholesale natural gas markets and the deregulation of natural gas retail markets in most states and territories mean there is limited information in the public domain about the gas prices paid by industrial and residential customers. This report is intended to help fill this information gap and inform market participants, consumers and policy development.
Executive Director Greg Thorpe addresses CIGRE Australia’s (www.cigreaustralia.org.au) inaugural conference on integration of distributed energy resources (CIDER) in the Asia Pacific Region held in Brisbane 19-20 August 2015
Jim Snow, Executive Director will present a paper at the Queensland Power and Gas 2015 forum in Brisbane on Assessing the Transformation Ahead – National Energy Market: Mark 2. Read the paper here.
View the full market review documents on the Australian Energy Market Commission website.
Jim Snow, Executive Director will present a paper at the EUAA Queensland Energy Forum on “Disruptive Technologies and Network Value”.
Northern Territory Interim Electricity Market (I-NTEM) documents are available. Access the papers here.
Executive Director, Mr. Greg Thorpe’s report on the impact on generators of Optional Firm Access has been released by the AEMC as part of a package or reports and the AEMC’s draft recommendation to COAG not to proceed with Optional Firm Access in the current environment.
Executive Director, Jim Snow presented a paper at the Australian Institute of Energy Forum on Poles and Wires in Newcastle with the NSW Minister for Resources and Energy the Honourable Anthony Roberts.
The Impact of Late Rebidding on the Provision of Demand Response by Large Electricity Users in the NEM
Where rebidding reduces the financial returns from Demand Response or makes it difficult for large end users to respond in a way that allows them to use their DR as they had planned, it may discourage both current and potential providers of Demand Response.
This report describes the set of grid services delivered by typical electricity distribution networks, and provides an initial empirical estimate of the value that the grid provides to users of rooftop solar PV systems, and a rooftop solar PV system provides to the grid.