On 1 June 2020, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) accepted an application from Energy Locals Pty Ltd (Energy Locals') for a gas retailer authorisation under the National Energy Retail Law (Retail Law).
Invitation for submissions
We are now seeking submissions from interested stakeholders on Energy Locals' application by 2 July 2020. Submissions should be emailed to AERAuthorisations@aer.gov.au with the email subject: Energy Locals - application for an electricity retailer authorisation and for the attention of: Sarah Proudfoot, General Manager, Consumers and Markets Branch.
Alternatively, written submissions can also be sent to:
Ms Sarah Proudfoot
General Manager Consumers and Markets Branch
Australian Energy Regulator
GPO Box 520
Melbourne VIC 3001
We will take into account submissions in deciding whether or not to grant Energy Locals' 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.