Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) – regulatory performance report 2019

03 Jul 2020

The Commission has released the Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) – Regulatory performance report 2019.

The Report has been prepared in accordance with the Commission’s reporting obligations under the Electricity and Gas Regulations and the Ministerial Protocol for REES. The report assesses the REES outcomes in 2019; in particular, achievement against the 2019 Ministerial targets for undertaking energy audits and energy efficiency activities in South Australian households and businesses. 

The key REES outcomes in 2019 were:

  • The overall annual REES targets were achieved and all obliged retailers met their individual targets.
  • Approximately 2.1 million GJ of deemed energy savings were delivered to 33,500 households and businesses. 
  • Approximately 541,000 GJ of deemed energy savings were delivered to 19,500 priority group households (residential premises in which a person resides who is experiencing hardship or holds an eligible concession or health card).
  • Approximately 83,500 energy efficiency activities were delivered and 554,000 energy efficient products were installed.