On 9 November 2016 the AER published its latest Quarterly Compliance Report: National Electricity and Gas Laws.
The report summarises the AER’s compliance monitoring and enforcement activities under the National Electricity Law and the National Gas Law from 1 July to 30 September 2016. It provides an overview of the results and investigations, targeted compliance reviews and projects undertaken in the quarter. The AER’s Quarterly Compliance Reports promote transparency and good industry practice across Australia’s wholesale energy sector.
This report highlights the AER’s current compliance investigation into the South Australian black system event of 28 September 2016. The AER's investigation is examining the performance of market participants, network businesses and the market operator (AEMO) in terms of complying with the National Electricity Rules. The AER will publish a report on the outcomes of its investigation, with preliminary views to be formed by the end of 2016.