This update covers the last two weeks (to Friday 13 October) so does not include the ACCC preliminary report in response to its Retail Energy Pricing Inquiry or the Energy Security Board’s recommendation to COAG Energy Ministers on a Retailer Reliability and Emissions Guarantee.
In January this year, as the Australian policy debate was starting to heat up, two senior members of Gilbert + Tobin’s energy regulation team, Simon Muys and Geoff Petersen, headed to colder climes for a two-week study tour. This paper includes a selection of our key insights, drawing on what Simon and Geoff saw and heard during their tour.
Even more political noise over the last fortnight, but not as many concrete developments on the ground – although a couple of developments in our recent Australian Energy Market Update that have occurred are significant. To learn more download the latest update.