Senate Select Committee inquiry into electricity prices

On 23 August 2012 the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Select Committee on Electricity Prices for inquiry and report.

Submission

On 17 September 2012 we made a submission to the Senate Select Committee inquiry into electricity prices. The submission highlighted key drivers of recent price increases, but emphasised that a range of reforms (including changes to the network regulation framework and uniform adoption of the National Energy Customer Framework), have the potential to curb electricity price increases in the future.

AER Submission on Senate Select Committee on Electricity Prices - 17 September 2013 ( PDF 354.75 KB )

Questions on notice

On 19 October 2012 we provided a response to Questions on Notice from the Senate Select Committee. The questions related to our use of capital expenditure incentive schemes and ex-post reviews, and the behaviour of private and public sector owned utilities.

AER response to Senate Select Committee - Questions on notice - 19 October 2012 ( PDF 1.28 MB )

More information

More information on the Senate Select Committee inquiry on electricity prices can be found on the Parliament of Australia website.