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Submissions received to the ports pricing and access review 2017

The Commission has received three public submissions to its 2017 Ports Access and Pricing Review Draft Report. All relevant issues raised in the submissions will be considered by the Commission ahead of releasing its Final Report in September 2017.

27 Jun 2017

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Submissions to Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators

The Commission received 13 public submissions to its Draft Report for the Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators.

27 Jun 2017

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Network restoration during significant weather events

South Australia experienced a state-wide power system outage on 28 September 2016 and a major distribution outage on 27-28 December. The Commission has reviewed the performance of the transmission network operator, ElectraNet, and the distribution network operator, SA Power Networks, to determine ...

23 Jun 2017

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SA Power Networks’ performance March quarter 2017

The Commission has published statistical information on the performance of SA Power Networks for the March 2017 quarter, in respect of the service standards set out in the Electricity Distribution Code.

23 Jun 2017

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Positions vacant

The Commission is recruiting three positions to build on our highly engaged and expert teams. Applications close Wednesday 5 July 2017.

20 Jun 2017

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Energy security target - Further information

The State Government has decided to delay the start date of the Energy Security Target to 1 January 2018, while clarity is sought on the Federal Government’s response to the Finkel Review.

14 Jun 2017

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Administrative amendments to electricity licences

The Commission has made administrative variations to the electricity licences held by the District Council of Coober Pedy and Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty Ltd.

13 Jun 2017

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Advice to the Treasurer on 1 July 2016 South Australian retail electricity price increases

The Commission has provided the Treasurer with advice on the justification for the 1 July 2016 South Australian retail electricity price increases announced by AGL, Origin Energy and EnergyAustralia.

9 Jun 2017

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Proposal to vary the 2013-2017 price determination for minor and intermediate retailers

The Commission is proposing to amend the price determination for minor and intermediate retailers. The amended price determination would apply from 1 July 2017.

26 May 2017

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Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs - further submission received

The Commission has received a further public submission following the publishing of the Terms of Reference for its Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain supply chain costs.

22 May 2017

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Energy security target

The South Australian Government has developed a consultation package on the legal framework which establishes the Energy Security Target, as set out in the draft Electricity (General) (Electricity Security Target) Variation Regulations 2017.

19 May 2017

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Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs - submissions received

The Commission has received five public submissions following the publishing of the Terms of Reference for its Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain supply chain costs.

19 May 2017

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Surrender of electricity generation licence - Flinders Power Partnership

Flinders Power Partnership has notified the Commission of the surrender of its electricity generation licence for the Port Augusta Power Stations. Flinders Power Partnership has requested to surrender its licence prior to the expiry of the required 6-month notice period.

17 May 2017

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REES Code review 2017 - Issues paper

The Commission has commenced a review of the Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) Code to apply from 1 January 2018, to align with the Department of State Development’s review of REES annual targets and activity minimum specifications. The review of the REES Code aims to identify improvements i ...

11 May 2017

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Position Vacant – Director, Advisory and Research

The Commission, through Hender Consulting, has commenced recruitment to the position of Director, Advisory and Research. This role will require demonstrated experience within a senior level strategic leadership role and will be accountable for advisory and research functions within the Commission.

8 May 2017

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Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators in South Australia - Draft report

The Commission is consulting on its Draft Report for the Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators in South Australia. As part of that consultation, the Commission is holding a workshop in Adelaide on 16 May 2017 and all stakeholders and other interested industry participants are invite ...

8 May 2017

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Ports pricing and access review 2017 - Draft report

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

5 May 2017

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SA electricity retailer feed-in tariff - monitoring regime commences

The Commission has an ongoing role in retailer-paid feed-in tariffs (R-FiTs) to ensure that solar customers are able to access electricity offers that are comparable with those of non-solar customers and that reflect the benefits of solar exports. The Commission has commenced a price monitoring regi ...

28 Apr 2017

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SA Power Networks’ performance December quarter 2016

The Commission has published statistical information on the performance of SA Power Networks for the December 2016 quarter in respect of the service standards set out in the Electricity Distribution Code.

14 Apr 2017

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

The Treasurer has referred to the Commission an Inquiry into the reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula. The Commission will examine prudent and efficient options for improving the reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eye Peninsula. It will submit an i ...

7 Apr 2017

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