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Water retail licence application for exemption - Glen Meadow Community Water Association Inc

The Commission has received an application from the Glen Meadow Community Water Association Incorporated for an exemption from the requirement to hold a water retail licence under the Water Industry Act 2012. Glen Meadow Community Water Association Incorporated provides non-potable water to 79 resid ...

19 Oct 2017

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Power Line Environment Committee (PLEC) Annual Report 2016-17

The 2016-17 Power Line Environment Committee (PLEC) Annual Report has been published and provided to the Minister for Energy in accordance with the PLEC Charter. It has been distributed to representative organisations of PLEC, local Councils and Members of Parliament.

16 Oct 2017

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2017 Ports access and pricing review - price determination

The Commission has released a Price Determination enabling the existing ports price monitoring arrangements to continue from 31 October 2017 up to and including 30 October 2022.

11 Oct 2017

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Strategic direction consultation paper

The Commission continues to have a focus on improving the way we deliver regulation to protect the long-term interest of South Australian consumers. A strategic direction – consultation paper has been released, and stakeholder views are sought on what matters to consumers, providers and potential ...

6 Oct 2017

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2017 Ports access and pricing review - release of final report

The Maritime Services (Access) Act 2000 requires the Essential Services Commission (Commission) to review the South Australian ports Access Regime every five years. The Commission’s 2017 Ports Access and Pricing Review has been conducted to meet this requirement.

11 Sep 2017

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Electricity generation licence application - Bungala Two Operations Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Bungala Two Operations Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence. The applicant is seeking to a operate a generation plant consisting of solar photovoltaic cells with a total maximum capacity of 110 megawatts (MW).

31 Aug 2017

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Monitoring electricity retailers' offers to South Australian solar customers, including retailer-paid feed-in tariffs

In the first monitoring report on South Australian retailers' offers to solar customers, including retailer-paid feed-in tariffs (R-FiTs), the Commission has found that customers have a reasonable choice of retailer-paid feed-in tariffs, increases in retailer feed-paid feed-in tariffs appear to ref ...

31 Aug 2017

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Energy retail offers comparison report 2016-17

Under the Electricity Act 1996 and Gas Act 1997, the Essential Services Commission provides to the South Australian Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy an annual Energy Retail Offers Comparison Report. The 2016-17 report discusses electricity and gas retail offer prices that were generally ...

31 Aug 2017

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Inquiry into reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula - submissions received

The Commission has received eight submissions on the Draft Report into the Inquiry into reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula.

31 Aug 2017

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Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs - variation to Terms of Reference

The Treasurer has advised the Commission of a variation to the Terms of Reference for the inquiry. The dates for both the draft and final reports have been revised.

28 Aug 2017

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Water retail licence application for exemption - Whyalla Golf Club Inc

The Commission has received an application from Whyalla Golf Club Inc for an exemption from the requirement to hold a water retail licence under the Water Industry Act 2012. Whyalla Golf Club provides a non-potable water service to two non-residential customers.

23 Aug 2017

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Final report released on the Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators

The Commission has released the Final Report on the Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators in South Australia. The Commission has found that there is a need for it to continue to impose transitional technical conditions within licences for new electricity generators which are to b ...

17 Aug 2017

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Approval of HWF 3 Pty Ltd's application for an electricity generation licence

On 11 August 2017, the Commission issued an electricity generation licence to HWF 3 Pty Ltd (HWF 3), authorising it to operate 35 wind turbines at a maximum capacity of 112 MW.

17 Aug 2017

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Electricity generation licence surrender - Flinders Power Partnership

Flinders Power Partnership has surrendered its electricity generation licence held under the Electricity Act 1996.

8 Aug 2017

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Electricity generation licence application - Scentre Shopping Centre Management (SA) Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Scentre Shopping Centre Management (SA) Pty Ltd. The applicant is seeking to operate a solar generation plant with a total maximum output capacity of 647.73 Kilowatts (kW). Submissions close 8 September 2017.

8 Aug 2017

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Variation to electricity generation licence - SA Power Networks

The Commission has received a request from SA Power Networks to vary its electricity generation licence to enable the operation of up to 300 megawatts of temporary generation at Edinburgh and Lonsdale.

1 Aug 2017

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Electricity generation licence application - Hornsdale Power Reserve Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Hornsdale Power Reserve Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence. The applicant is seeking to operate a series of Tesla batteries up to a total maximum capacity of 100 megawatts. Submissions close 25 August 2017.

31 Jul 2017

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Electricity generation licence application - Bungala One Operations Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Bungala One Operations Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence. The applicant is seeking to operate a generation plant consisting of 72 solar photovoltaic cells with a total maximum capacity of 110 megawatts. Submissions close 25 August 2017.

31 Jul 2017

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Submissions received - REES Code Review 2017 - Issues Paper

The Commission has received ten public submissions to the Issues Paper on the review of the Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) Code. All submissions and representations will be considered by the Commission ahead of releasing its Draft Decision in October 2017.

25 Jul 2017

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Inquiry into reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula - draft report

On 31 May 2017, the Commission provided to the Treasurer a draft report on its inquiry into the reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula.

6 Jul 2017

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