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Energy Security Target – Securing South Australia’s Energy

The South Australian Government has announced the Energy Security Target (EST) which aims to place downward pressure on electricity prices and provide energy system stability. If passed, the scheme will…

Addressing the Energy Crisis in South Australia – Blackouts and Heatwaves

SA is considered to be in an energy crisis following the state-wide power outage event that occurred on 28 September 2016 (Black system) and a heatwave that occurred in early…

South Australian Energy Market Changes 2017

The South Australian Government released its energy plan today, with a view to instituting short, middle and long term solutions that support a renewable future within the state and provide…

Review of Mining Act & Mining Regulations – State Discussion Paper

The Discussion Paper on the review of the Mining Act and Mining Regulations is a valuable aid for the forthcoming discussions regarding proposed changes to the Act and Regulations covering…

Electricity Wholesale Market Monitoring to Increase

Electricity Wholesale Market Monitoring to Increase. Wholesale Markets will be put under further scrutiny by the AER in order to increase competition and transparency.  The National Electricity (South Australia) (Australian…

New Market Participant – Market Ancillary Service Providers

There will no longer be a requirement for Frequency Control Ancillary Service (FCAS) providers to be Market Customers. Accordingly, third parties will, as of 1 July 2017, be able to…

South Australian Energy Market Changes 2016

The South Australian Government has released a draft of new policy measures, including the launching of a tender to procure seventy-five percent of its long term electricity needs, as a…

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