On 25 June 2015, the AER accepted an application from 1st Energy Pty Ltd (1st Energy) for an electricity retailer authorisation under the National Energy Retail Law. We are now seeking submissions from interested stakeholders on 1st Energy's application.
Invitation for submissions
We invite submissions from interested parties on the application by Friday 24 July 2015.
Submissions should be emailed “Attention: General Manager, Retail Markets Branch” at AERAuthorisations@aer.gov.au with the following title in the email: 1st Energy Pty Ltd application for retailer authorisation.
Alternatively, written submissions can also be sent to:
General Manager—Retail Markets.
Australian Energy Regulator
GPO Box 520
Melbourne VIC 3001
We will take into account submissions in deciding whether or not to grant 1st Energy's application.
The AER prefers that all submissions be sent in an electronic format in Microsoft Word or other text readable document form and publicly available, to facilitate an informed, transparent and robust consultation process. Accordingly, submissions will be treated as public documents and posted on the AER's website, unless prior arrangements are made with the AER to treat the submission, or portions of it, as confidential. Those wishing to submit confidential information are requested to:
- clearly identify the information that is the subject of the confidentiality claim; and
- provide a non-confidential version of the submission