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Ergon Energy fined for alleged breaches of life support rules

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Electricity
Ergon Energy has paid two infringement notices totalling $135,600 issued by the AER.

An update on latest gas reforms

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Gas
AER Deputy Chair Jim Cox gave an update to delegates at the 2024 EUAA National Conference, focusing on the AER's progression of work on the latest gas reforms.

Final revenue decisions balance affordability and required investment

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Electricity
We've published final 2024-29 revenue determinations for Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Essential Energy, Evoenergy, Power and Water Corporation and TasNetworks.

More intense summer weather contributes to increased wholesale energy prices

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Electricity
Gas
Find out more in our latest Wholesale Markets Quarterly, providing data and analysis of the wholesale electricity and gas markets throughout the year.

Flexibility the key to tackling uncertainty

Speeches
Gas
AER Deputy Chair Jim Cox presented at the Australian Domestic Gas Outlook in Sydney on 27 March 2024. His speech focused on flexibility and innovation.

Pelican Point Power Limited penalised $900,000 for National Electricity Rules breaches during 2017 heat wave

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Electricity
The AER welcomed the Federal Court’s order that Pelican Point Power Limited (Pelican Point) pay a pecuniary penalty of $900,000 for breaches of the National Electricity Rules.

AER takes court action against Callide Power Trading for alleged breaches of National Electricity Rules

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Electricity
The AER has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court alleging Callide Power Trading Pty Ltd failed to comply with its performance standards.

AER fines Jemena and accepts court enforceable undertaking for alleged gas breaches

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Gas
Jemena has paid two infringement notices totalling $135,600 and the AER has accepted a court enforceable undertaking for alleged breaches of the NGL. 

A simpler way to find an energy plan

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Electricity
Consumers will now be asked a few simple questions to match them with the best plans, making it easier to filter results for special offers and discounts.

Retail data shows continued support needed for energy consumers

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Electricity
Gas
The AER Annual retail markets report 2022–23 reveals that more customers have accumulated energy debt since retail prices started rising last year.

AER welcomes commitment to progress reforms for consumers experiencing vulnerability

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Electricity
Gas
The AER has welcomed the Energy and Climate Change Ministerial Council’s decision to progress work on a proposed package of game changer reforms that will deliver significant improvements in outcomes for energy consumers experiencing vulnerability.

AER Statement – Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis report on electricity network profits

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Electricity
The AER has published this statement in response to IEEFA's report on electricity network profits.

AGL penalised $6 million for not providing back up electricity services

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Electricity
AGL Energy Ltd subsidiaries, Macquarie Pty Ltd and AGL Loy Yang Marketing Pty Ltd, pay penalties totalling $6 million for NER breaches.

AER alleges breach of Retail Law by CAM Engineering

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Electricity
On 19 October 2023, the AER instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against CAM Engineering for an alleged breach of section 112(2) of the Retail Law.

AER alleges breaches of National Gas Rules by Santos Direct

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Gas
The AER institutes proceedings in the Federal Court against Santos Direct Pty Ltd for alleged breaches of rule 666(1) of the National Gas Rules.

CS Energy fined for allegedly operating a generating system without regulatory approval

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Electricity
CS Energy Limited has paid a $67,800 infringement notice issued by the AER for allegedly operating a generating system without the required regulatory approval.

AER supports equality for women in the clean energy sector

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Electricity
Gas
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has today become a signatory to the Equal by 30 campaign, strengthening its commitment to gender equality in the energy sector.

AER approves first sandbox trial waiver to help reduce network costs for NSW consumers

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Electricity
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has granted its first trial waiver through the Energy Innovation Toolkit to upgrade around 5,600 smart meters in parts of Greater Western Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Southern Highlands and the Illawarra region of NSW. It has also launched the Energy Innovation Toolkit's inaugural Year in Review report.

Better outcomes for Australia’s energy markets in 2023, but challenges remain

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Electricity
Gas
The AER’s annual summary of ‘the year that has been’ across electricity and gas supply chains, including wholesale markets, transportation and retail.

Court finds Pelican Point Power Limited failed to disclose plant capability during heat wave conditions

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Electricity
The Federal Court has found that Pelican Point Power Limited breached the National Electricity Rules by failing to comply with its legal obligation to disclose short term availability information to the Australian Energy Market Operator.