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2019-20 ESCOSA Annual Report

The Commission is pleased to present its 2019-20 Annual Report under the Essential Services Commission Act 2002. The Annual Report outlines the work of the Commission in meeting its primary objective of protection of the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, q ...

20 Oct 2020

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Variation to electricity generation licence application – SA Power Networks

The Essential Services Commission (Commission) has varied SA Power Networks’ electricity generation licence, to amend the authorisation of four GE TM2500 aero derivative turbines (each 30.7MW) with a maximum output of 122.8MW at Lonsdale.

20 Oct 2020

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Approval granted for a variation to electricity generation licence – Astronergy Solar Australia Pty Ltd

The Commission varied Astronergy Solar Australia Pty Ltd’s electricity generation licence authorising it to operate an additional four generating plant.

20 Oct 2020

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Approval granted to application for variation to electricity generation licence – South Australian Water Corporation

The Commission varied South Australian Water Corporation’s electricity generation licence, authorising the operation of four additional generating plant with a total generating capacity of 7.501MVA with a total export capacity of 7.095MW.

19 Oct 2020

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Approval granted for electricity generation licence variation application – Y.E.S. Energy (SA) Pty Ltd

The Commission has varied the electricity generation licence held by Y.E.S. Energy (SA) Pty Ltd authorising it to operate an additional five generating plant.

19 Oct 2020

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Approval granted for electricity generation licence application – Infigen Energy SAGT Pty Ltd

The Commission has issued an electricity generation licence to Infigen Energy SAGT Pty Limited for the operation a generating plant with a maximum output of 122.8MW located at Lonsdale.

14 Oct 2020

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Electricity generation licence application – Discover Energy Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Discover Energy Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence to operate Virtual Power Plants.

12 Oct 2020

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Approval granted for electricity generation licence - Veolia Environmental Services

The Commission issued an electricity generation licence to Veolia Environmental Services (Australia) Pty Ltd for the operation of a 430 kilowatt Organic Rankine Cycle turbine and solar photovoltaic generating plant located at 31-35 Churchill Road North, Dry Creek.

9 Oct 2020

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Submissions invited on the SAWRD20: monitoring and evaluating performance consultation paper

The Commission has published a consultation paper on the practical implementation of the monitoring, evaluation and reporting framework that will apply to SA Water over the 2020-2024 regulatory period. While key elements of the framework have already been publicly consulted upon, and decided (throug ...

7 Oct 2020

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Power Line Environment Committee Annual Report 2019-20

The Power Line Environment Committee (PLEC) Annual Report 2019-20 has been published and provided to the Minister for Energy and Mining in accordance with the PLEC Charter.

7 Oct 2020

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Electricity generation licence application – Safecorp Group Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Safecorp Group Ltd for an electricity generation licence to operate a 224 kilowatt solar generating plant, located at 15-17 Waldaree Street Gepps Cross.

6 Oct 2020

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Update of Water Industry Guideline No 2 – regulatory information requirements – major retailers

The Commission has updated the Water Industry Guideline No 2 – regulatory information requirements - major retailers, to reflect the outcomes of the final regulatory determination and the Water Retail Code - major retailers to apply to SA Water for the period 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2024.

2 Oct 2020

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Electricity generation licence application – Blue Lake Milling Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Blue Lake Milling Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence to operate a 1.2 megawatt (MW) (plant capacity) Rotating Engine Generating System with a total export limit of 1MW, located at 71 Pigeon Flat Road, Bordertown.

29 Sep 2020

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Electricity generation licence application – Social Energy Australia Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Social Energy Australia Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence to operate a Virtual Power Plant.

25 Sep 2020

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Approval granted to application for variation to electricity generation licence – South Australian Water Corporation

The Commission varied South Australian Water Corporation’s electricity generation licence, authorising the operation of a generating plant with a nameplate capacity of 7.5MW and total export capacity of 6.22MW at the Morgan Whyalla Pumping Station 3 located at Geranium Plains.

25 Sep 2020

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Approval granted for variation of electricity transmission licence – Oz Minerals Prominent Hill Operations

The Commission varied Oz Minerals Prominent Hill Operations Pty Ltd’s electricity transmission licence, authorising operation of the 132kV line from Olympic Dam to Prominent Hill and the associated 132/17-33kV substation at Prominent Hill and 11kV reticulation to the mine site village.

24 Sep 2020

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Variation to water retail licence – Alano Utilities Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Alano Utilities Pty Ltd for a variation to its water retail licence for the provision of sewerage services to residential and commercial customers located at Wallaroo, Mount Barker and Two Wells.

24 Sep 2020

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Retailer Energy Productivity Scheme (REPS) 2021

The Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) is scheduled to conclude on 31 December 2020. The South Australian REES Review Report, which was tabled in Parliament on 5 February 2020, recommends that South Australia should continue to have a scheme from 2021.

24 Sep 2020

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Electricity generation licence application – LF Jeffries Nominees Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from LF Jeffries Nominees Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence to operate a 330 kilowatts Biochar Production generating plant, located at Buckland Park.

23 Sep 2020

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Change of name - Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd to CPE Tonsley Pty Ltd

The Commission has received notification and supporting documentation from Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd confirming its change of name from Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd to CPE Tonsley Pty Ltd.

23 Sep 2020

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