The Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) is a South Australian Government
initiative that requires larger energy retailers to help households and business
Energy retailers that meet qualification thresholds are set annual targets
for the delivery of energy efficiency activities to households and/or
businesses. In addition, retailers with larger residential customer bases are
set targets for ensuring that a certain amount of the energy efficiency
activities they deliver go to low-income households; and providing energy audits
to low-income households.
The Essential Services Commission is the administrator of the REES. As scheme
administrator, the Commission ensures energy retailers comply with the REES. The
Commission is also responsible for reporting to the Minister for Mineral
Resources and Energy annually on retailers' progress in achieving the required
More information about the REES is available below.
Further information on REES is available at www.sa.gov.au/energy/rees.