The Australian Government is:
To provide clarity around the operation of this significant new reform the government has prepared a guide on the operation Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2019.
On 6 September 2017, the Australian Government released advice from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) on dispatchable capability in the National Electricity Market.
On 23 March 2018, the Australian Government released advice from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) regarding AGL’s plan to replace the energy and capacity delivered by the Liddell Power Station following its announced closure in 2022.
The Australian Government is partnering with the Tasmanian Government through targeted investments to help realise the significant potential that Tasmania offers to deliver additional electricity generation and much needed energy storage to the National Electricity Market.
The Energy Reform Implementation Group (ERIG) was a group established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to review certain elements of the operation of Australia’s energy sector and to suggest further reforms, where there is a case for them, supporting more efficient energy markets.
In April 2016, the Australian Government and the Tasmanian Government established this study of the feasibility of a second electricity interconnector (2IC) between Tasmania and Victoria. The study was initiated in response to energy supply challenges in Tasmania during 2015–16 caused by an extended outage of Basslink combined with low hydro water storage levels resulting from low rainfall.
Sapere has been retained by the Australian Department of Industry (the Department) to prepare a report on the impact of extreme weather events on the National Electricity Market (NEM), to inform the Department’s preparation of a third National Energy Security Assessment (NESA).
The Blueprint for the Future delivers a plan to maintain security and reliability in the National Electricity Market in light of the significant transition underway, including due to rapid technological change.
This Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market Preliminary Report identifies the complex forces driving a rapid transition across the electricity sector.