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Consultation open on HumeLink stage 2 contingent project application

Communications
Electricity
A contingent project application outlines the amount a business seeks to recover from its customers to deliver a project. Submissions close 3 April 2024.

AER reports on Q4 2023 high electricity price events

Communications
Electricity
The AER has reported on high energy prices in the National Electricity Market during the October to December 2023 quarter.

Consultation open on AusNet Services cost pass through application

Communications
Electricity
We are now consulting on AusNet Services’ Victorian Emergency Backstop Mechanism (VEBM) cost pass through application. Submissions are due by 27 March 2024.

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South Australia: December 2026 - February 2027

Retail Reliability Obligation
Electricity
Open
In its September 2023 update to the 2023 ESOO AEMO has forecast a 205 MW reliability gap in South Australia in 2026–27.

Retail performance reporting procedures and guidelines (2024 update)

Guidelines
Electricity
Gas
Open
The AER is reviewing its Retail performance reporting procedures and guidelines.

Values of Customer Reliability 2024

Reviews
Electricity
Open
We've released an Information Notice to tell our stakeholders about our thinking and next steps for the 2024 Values of Customer Reliability (VCR) review.

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