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Electricity generation licence application – YES (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Y.E.S (Aust) Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence to operate a solar generation plant with a maximum output capacity of 216 kilowatts, located at Murtho.

19 Nov 2018

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Variation to electricity generation licence application – Lake Bonney Wind Power Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Lake Bonney Wind Power Pty Ltd (Lake Bonney) to vary its electricity generation licence to include a battery energy storage system. The system will have nameplate capacity of 25 megawatts (MW).

19 Nov 2018

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ESCOSA annual report 2017-18

The Commission is pleased to present its 2017-18 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 ...

15 Nov 2018

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Electricity generation licence application – Yongala Solar Farm Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from Yongala Solar Farm Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence for the operation of a solar generating plant with a maximum output capacity of 2.66 megawatts, located at Yongala.

9 Nov 2018

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REES code review - final decision

The Commission has released its final decision on the REES Code Review.

7 Nov 2018

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Review of water third party access regime – consultation paper

The Commission is conducting a review of the third party access regime under the Water industry Act 2012, with a recommendation to be made to the Minister for Environment and Water as to whether or not the regime should continue from 1 July 2019 for a further five years.

2 Nov 2018

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Electricity generation licence application – IBA Wilpena Solar Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an application from IBA Wilpena Solar Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence for the operation of a 0.54 megawatt diesel and solar generation plant, located at the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, which is currently operated by AGL South Australia Pty Ltd.

2 Nov 2018

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020: Appointments made to the Customer Negotiation Committee and Guidance Papers released

The Commission has released a suite of Guidance Papers, setting out initial guidance for the next economic regulatory determination to apply to SA Water from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2024 (SAW RD20). It has also appointed the three members of the Customer Negotiation Committee and the Independent Prob ...

1 Nov 2018

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Electricity generation licence variation application – Origin Energy Electricity Limited

The Commission has received a request from Origin Energy Electricity Limited (Origin) to vary its electricity generation licence. Origin wishes to upgrade its generating turbines at the Quarantine Power Station. The result of this upgrade will increase the capacity of these turbines from 20.4 megawa ...

1 Nov 2018

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REES 2019 individual retailer target allocation

The Commission has now determined the obliged retailers for the 2019 REES year and apportioned individual retailer targets.

31 Oct 2018

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Gas distribution licence application – Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd

The Commission has received an applications from Enwave Tonsley Pty Ltd for a gas distribution licence. The applicant is seeking to operate a gas distribution network at the Tonsley Innovation District.

28 Sep 2018

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Strategy 2018-2021

The Commission is pleased to launch its Strategy 2018-2021.

12 Sep 2018

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Energy retail offers comparison report 2017-18

The Energy retail offers comparison report 2017-18 discusses electricity and gas retail offer prices that were generally available to residential and small business customers during the period 30 June 2016 to 30 June 2018.

31 Aug 2018

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Local Government rate oversight system – Consultation Paper

The Treasurer has sought the Commission’s advice on the administrative and regulatory arrangements required to support a local government rate oversight system.

22 Aug 2018

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Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme – 2017 annual report

The Commission has released the 2017 REES Annual Report. The Report assesses overall performance outcomes for REES in 2017. All energy audit and energy efficiency targets were met for 2017.

8 Aug 2018

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Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs - draft report

The Treasurer has released the Commission’s draft report on the Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs for consultation.

7 Aug 2018

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Surrender of water retail licence – Outback Communities Authority

On 18 July 2018, the Outback Communities Authority surrendered its water retail licence. The water service provided by the Outback Communities Authority has been transferred to SA Water, which assumed responsibility on 1 July 2018.

1 Aug 2018

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SA Water Regulatory Determination 2020: framework and approach

The Commission has developed, through a public consultation process, the framework and approach for the next economic regulatory determination to apply to SA Water from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2024 (SAW RD20).

2 Jul 2018

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Variation to 2013-2017 Price Determination for minor and intermediate water retailers to extend its operation

In June 2013, the Commission made a price determination to apply to minor and intermediate water retailers to apply for the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2017 (Price Determination). The Commission’s final decision is to further extend the term of the Price Determination.

27 Jun 2018

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Approval of Lightsview Re-Water Supply’s application to transfer a water retail licence

On 20 June 2018, the Commission approved the transfer of a water retail licence from Water Utilities Australia Pty Ltd to Lightsview Re-Water Supply Co Pty Ltd. This licence authorises the operation of water services at Lightsview and surrounding suburbs.

22 Jun 2018

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