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National Electricity and Gas rules update: August 2021
Insight 15 Sep 2021

In our latest update, we examine the progress of new and existing rule change requests to the AEMC across the month of June, as well as take a closer look at the AER's Compliance and Enforcement Priorities for 2021-22. ...

Essential Services Commission: new powers on the horizon
Insight 13 Sep 2021

On 7 September 2021, the Essential Services Commission (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Amendment Bill 2021 (the Bill) was introduced to the Victorian Parliament. The Bill significantly strengthens the Essential Services Commission (ESC)'s compliance and enforcement powers to give effect to the Victorian Government's Energy Fairness Plan. ...

Pathways forward: the ESB's final advice on Post-2025 Market Design released
Insight 09 Sep 2021

The uptake of small and large-scale renewable energy, and the growth of demand-side technologies, has necessitated a new, fit-for-purpose electricity system that can recognise and respond to the changing energy landscape. In this insight, we discuss the key changes from the ESB. ...

Further progress for Renewable Energy Zones across the NEM
Insight 26 Aug 2021

Significant investment in network infrastructure will be required to ensure there is sufficient network capacity in the National Electricity Market (NEM) to support the broader electricity system and meet the needs of new generators. ...

Navigating COVID-19 impacts on wind power projects approaching commercial operation
Insight 23 Aug 2021

COVID-19 has affected the power sector in Vietnam in a number of ways, but perhaps none so markedly as the impact on wind power developers racing to commission projects before the 31 October 2021 feed-in-tariff deadline. ...

Court upholds validity of fixed capacity charges in gas transportation agreement
Insight 18 Aug 2021

The recent Queensland Supreme Court decision North Queensland Pipeline No 1 Pty Ltd v QNI Resources Pty Ltd1 has confirmed the validity and enforceability of terms commonly found in gas transportation agreements (and many other types of infrastructure services agreements). ...

National Electricity and Gas rules update: July 2021
Insight 11 Aug 2021

In our latest update, we examine the progress of new and existing rule change requests to the AEMC across the month of June, as well as take a closer look at the AER's Compliance and Enforcement Priorities for 2021-22. ...

Hydrogen is here - are you ready?
Insight 03 Aug 2021

Following the release of the National Hydrogen Strategy in 2019, Australia is seeing exciting developments in government funding, new project announcements and private sector interest in a hydrogen industry. Federal and state governments are partnering with the private sector to support hydrogen technologies, in the race to become a premier exporter of clean hydrogen to the decarbonised global economy. This Insight explores the opportunities for Australia to establish a leading hydrogen industry, including recent policy developments, the latest funding announcements and key legal issues to be aware of. ...

Unlocking the potential of distributed energy resources and demand side participation
Insight 28 Jul 2021

The Energy Security Board's (ESB) Post 2025 Market Design Options Paper provides a glimpse into upcoming reforms that aim to release the potential of distributed energy resources to meet current challenges with falling minimum demand and to leverage demand side participation. ...

New PNG Energy laws commence
Insight 20 Jul 2021

The commencement of the National Energy Authority Act 2020 and the Electricity Industry (Amendment) Act 2020 mean important changes in the electricity industry in PNG. In this Insight we review the key changes and assess their impact ...

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