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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

Pursuant to section 8 of the Essential Services Commission Act, the Commission is empowered to publish guidelines relating to the performance of its functions as set out in section 5 of that Act (which include performance monitoring and compliance). In order to assist the Commission to fulfil various functions, it has issued the guidelines to licensees relating to the manner in which they report various matters to the Commission.

icon-electricity Guideline No 1 - Distribution

 Further Information
G1/13.1 Guideline No 1 Feb 2021

Guideline review
Further information

G1/12 Guideline No 1 Jul 2015 Guideline review
G1/11 Guideline No 1 Sep 2013 Guideline review

icon-electricity Guideline No 3 - Transmission and system control

 Further Information
G6 Guideline No 3 - transmission and system control Sep 2013 Guideline review

icon-energy Guideline No 4 -  Compliance systems and reporting 

 Further Information
EG4/6 Guideline No 4 July2022 Guideline review
EG4/5 Guideline No 4 Jul 2020 Guideline review
EG4/4 Guideline No 4
Sep 2013 Guideline review

icon-energy Guideline No 5 - Regulatory reporting requirements for small-scale networks

 Further Information
SSN5/1 Guideline No 5 Jul 2022 Guideline initiate