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Strategic direction consultation paper

The Commission continues to have a focus on improving the way we deliver regulation to protect the long-term interest of South Australian consumers. A strategic direction – consultation paper has been released, and stakeholder views are sought on what matters to consumers, providers and potential ...

6 Oct 2017

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2017 Ports access and pricing review - release of final report

The Maritime Services (Access) Act 2000 requires the Essential Services Commission (Commission) to review the South Australian ports Access Regime every five years. The Commission’s 2017 Ports Access and Pricing Review has been conducted to meet this requirement.

11 Sep 2017

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Energy retail offers comparison report 2016-17

Under the Electricity Act 1996 and Gas Act 1997, the Essential Services Commission provides to the South Australian Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy an annual Energy Retail Offers Comparison Report. The 2016-17 report discusses electricity and gas retail offer prices that were generally ...

31 Aug 2017

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Inquiry into reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula - submissions received

The Commission has received eight submissions on the Draft Report into the Inquiry into reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula.

31 Aug 2017

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Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs - variation to Terms of Reference

The Treasurer has advised the Commission of a variation to the Terms of Reference for the inquiry. The dates for both the draft and final reports have been revised.

28 Aug 2017

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Water retail licence application for exemption - Whyalla Golf Club Inc

The Commission has received an application from Whyalla Golf Club Inc for an exemption from the requirement to hold a water retail licence under the Water Industry Act 2012. Whyalla Golf Club provides a non-potable water service to two non-residential customers.

23 Aug 2017

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Final report released on the Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators

The Commission has released the Final Report on the Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators in South Australia. The Commission has found that there is a need for it to continue to impose transitional technical conditions within licences for new electricity generators which are to b ...

17 Aug 2017

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Submissions received - REES code review 2017 - issues paper

The Commission has received ten public submissions to the Issues Paper on the review of the Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) Code. All submissions and representations will be considered by the Commission ahead of releasing its Draft Decision in October 2017.

25 Jul 2017

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Inquiry into reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula - draft report

On 31 May 2017, the Commission provided to the Treasurer a draft report on its inquiry into the reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula.

6 Jul 2017

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Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme – 2016 annual report

The Commission has released the 2016 REES Annual Report. The Report assesses overall performance outcomes for REES in 2016. All energy audit and energy efficiency targets were met for 2016.

6 Jul 2017

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Subsequent determination to vary 2013-17 price determination for minor and intermediate water retailers

The Commission has varied the 2013-2017 Price Determination for Minor and Intermediate Water Retailers by extending the term of this determination for a further 12 months, to 30 June 2018.

28 Jun 2017

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Submissions received to the ports pricing and access review 2017

The Commission has received three public submissions to its 2017 Ports Access and Pricing Review Draft Report. All relevant issues raised in the submissions will be considered by the Commission ahead of releasing its Final Report in September 2017.

27 Jun 2017

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Submissions to Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators

The Commission received 13 public submissions to its Draft Report for the Inquiry into the licensing arrangements for generators.

27 Jun 2017

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Proposal to vary the 2013-2017 price determination for minor and intermediate retailers

The Commission is proposing to amend the price determination for minor and intermediate retailers. The amended price determination would apply from 1 July 2017.

26 May 2017

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Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs - further submission received

The Commission has received a further public submission following the publishing of the Terms of Reference for its Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain supply chain costs.

22 May 2017

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Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain export supply chain costs - submissions received

The Commission has received five public submissions following the publishing of the Terms of Reference for its Inquiry into the South Australian bulk grain supply chain costs.

19 May 2017

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REES Code review 2017 - Issues paper

The Commission has commenced a review of the Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) Code to apply from 1 January 2018, to align with the Department of State Development’s review of REES annual targets and activity minimum specifications. The review of the REES Code aims to identify improvements i ...

11 May 2017

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Ports pricing and access review 2017 - draft report

The Maritime Services (Access) Act 2000 requires the Essential Services Commission (Commission) to review the South Australian ports Pricing and Access Regimes every five years. The Commission’s 2017 Ports Pricing and Access Review is being conducted to meet this requirement. The Commission has fina ...

5 May 2017

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Inquiry into reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula

The Treasurer has referred to the Commission an Inquiry into the reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eyre Peninsula. The Commission will examine prudent and efficient options for improving the reliability and quality of electricity supply on the Eye Peninsula. It will submit an i ...

7 Apr 2017

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Minor and intermediate retailers regulatory performance report July 2015 to 30 June 2016

The Commission has released the 2015-16 Minor and intermediate retailers regulatory performance report.

7 Apr 2017

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