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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 ...

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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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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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 ...

17 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. Th ...

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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Electricity Generation Licence Application – HWF 3 Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from HWF 3 Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence. The applicant is seeking to a operate 35 wind turbines at a capped capacity of 109MW.

5 Apr 2017

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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 expla ...

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 ...

20 Mar 2017

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