On 20 November 2020, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) approved an electricity retailer authorisation application from Smart Energy Pty Ltd (Smart Energy) under the National Energy Retail Law (Retail Law). Smart Energy is now authorised to retail electricity as and when the Retail Law is adopted in each participating jurisdiction.
The AER sought submissions from interested stakeholders. Consultation on the application closed on Tuesday 29 September 2020. The application received one submission.