On 31 March 2014 the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) accepted an application from Zero Cost Solar Pty Ltd (Zero Cost Solar) for an individual electricity exemption from the requirement to hold a retailer authorisation under the National Energy Retail Law.
Invitation for submissions
We are now seeking submissions from interested stakeholders on Zero Cost Solar's application by 7 May 2014.
Submissions should be emailed “Attention: Jacqui Thorpe, Acting General Manager, Retail Markets Branch” at AERInquiry@aer.gov.au with the following title in the email: Zero Cost Solar - application for individual exemption.
Alternatively, written submissions can also be sent to:
Ms Jacqui Thorpe
Acting 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 Zero Cost Solar'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.