From 1 February 2013, the principal regulation of South Australia's retail
energy market transferred to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER). The AER is
now responsible for consumer protection and performance monitoring in the
electricity and gas retail market. Further information can be found by visiting
the AER’s website www.aer.gov.au.
Pursuant to Part 4 of the Essential Services Commission Act, the Commission is
empowered to make industry codes and rules regulating the conduct or operations
of a regulated industry or regulated entities. The Commission has made a number
of relevant industry codes and compliance with relevant codes is a mandatory
condition of each electricity and gas licence issued by the Commission.
Small-scale energy networks
Prepayment meter system code