On 13 November 2017, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) accepted an application from Real Utilities Pty Limited (Real Utilities) for an electricity retailer authorisation under the National Energy Retail Law (Retail Law).
Invitation for submissions
We are now seeking submissions from interested stakeholders on Real Utilities' application by Wednesday 13 December 2017. Submissions should be emailed “Attention: Sarah Proudfoot, General Manager, Retail Markets Branch” at AERAuthorisations@aer.gov.au with the following title in the email: Real Utilities - application for an electricity retailer authorisation.
Alternatively, written submissions can also be sent to:
Ms Sarah Proudfoot
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 Real Utilities' 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.