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SA Power Networks' Guaranteed Service Level Scheme

The Guaranteed Service Level (GSL) Scheme, which forms part of the Commission's Electricity Distribution Code, requires SA Power Networks to make automatic payments to customers in the event specified service levels are not met. This fact sheet explains the structure of the GSL scheme and how to acc ...

23 Mar 2017

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Electricity generation licence application - LMS Energy Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from LMS Energy Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence. The applicant is seeking to operate a generation plant consisting of a reciprocating engine and solar photovoltaic cells with a total combined maximum output capacity capped at 2.2 megawatts ( ...

20 Mar 2017

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Strategic Plan 2017-2020

The Commission has launched its Strategic Plan 2017-2020. The Strategic Plan sets out the Commission’s regulatory approach and strategic intent, and its goals and priorities over the coming three years. The Commission thanks stakeholders for their valuable contribution to the Strategic Plan ...

10 Mar 2017

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Submissions received to the review of rail guidelines for access regimes 2017

The Commission has received four public submissions following the initiation of the Review of Rail Guidelines for Access Regimes 2017. All relevant issues raised in the submissions will be considered by the Commission ahead of releasing its draft report in mid 2017.

7 Mar 2017

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Position Vacant - Senior Policy Officer

The Commission is recruiting a Senior Policy Officer within our Consumer Protection and Pricing team. Reporting to the Manager, Policy this position will lead the development of policy advice and analysis for regulated entities. Please visit the Commission website for further information. Applicati ...

3 Mar 2017

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REES Bulletin 20 - REES Commercial Lighting Activities

The Commission has revised REES Bulletin 20 - REES Commercial Lighting Activities to reflect recent updates to the reporting requirements for commercial lighting upgrades.

1 Mar 2017

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Approval of Adelaide Hills Berry Farms Pty Ltd application for exemption

The Commission has approved the application made by Adelaide Hills Berry Farms Pty Ltd for an exemption from the requirement to hold a water retail licence under the Water Industry Act 2012 (the Act). Adelaide Hills Berry Farms Pty Ltd provides non-potable water services to residential and non-resid ...

23 Feb 2017

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Approval of Australian Gas Networks Limited's request for a new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution network

On 1 February 2017, the Commission approved a request from Australian Gas Networks Limited for a new distribution network under its licence; specifically, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) services in the Mount Barker, Littlehampton and Nairne area.

22 Feb 2017

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Approval of HWF 2 Pty Ltd's application for an electricity generation licence

The Commission has issued an electricity generation licence, to HWF 2 Pty Ltd (HWF 2), authorising it to operate 32 wind turbines at a capped capacity of 100MW.

20 Feb 2017

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Submissions to Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for inverter-connected generators

Submissions received on the Commission's Issues Paper released as part of its the Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for inverter-connected generators.

9 Feb 2017

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Review of rail guidelines for access regimes 2017 - Extended due date

The Commission is reviewing guidelines relating to the Tarcoola-Darwin rail access regime and the South Australian rail access regime. The review will focus on ensuring that the guidelines are consistent with current market conditions and streamlined where possible.

1 Feb 2017

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Energy businesses regulatory performance report 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016

The Commission has released the 2015-16 Energy Businesses Regulatory Performance Report.

27 Jan 2017

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SA Water regulatory performance report 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016

The Commission has released the 2015-16 SA Water Regulatory Performance Report.

27 Jan 2017

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Submissions received to the ports pricing and access review 2017

The Commission has received five public submissions and one confidential submission following the release of its issues paper to the Ports Pricing and Access Review 2017.

20 Dec 2016

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Review of regulatory arrangements for the retailer feed-in tariff from 2017 - final decision

The Commission has determined that it will not set a minimum amount for the purposes of the South Australian Retailer Feed-in Tariff (R-FiT) scheme from 1 January 2017.

20 Dec 2016

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Review of rail guidelines for access regimes 2017

The Commission is reviewing guidelines relating to the Tarcoola-Darwin rail access regime and the South Australian rail access regime. The review will focus on ensuring that the guidelines are consistent with current market conditions and streamlined where possible.

15 Dec 2016

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Ports price monitoring report 2016

The Commission has released the 2016 Ports Price Monitoring Report to provide stakeholders and the general public with information on charges across six of Flinders Ports' commercial ports.

12 Dec 2016

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28 September 2016 state-wide power system outage

The Commission has commenced a compliance review to determine whether or not electricity licensees complied with the conditions of their licences (granted under the Electricity Act 1996) before, during and after the 28 September 2016 state-wide power system outage.

12 Dec 2016

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Inquiry into licensing arrangements under the Electricity Act 1996 for inverter-connected generators

In June 2016, the Essential Services Commission commenced an Inquiry into technical licence conditions for inverter-connected electricity generators. This is the third review that the Commission has conducted into this matter, following earlier reviews in 2005 and 2010.

9 Dec 2016

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REES 2017 individual retailer target allocation

The Commission has now set the individual obliged retailer target allocations for the 2017 REES year.

8 Dec 2016

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