icon-electricity Electricity generation licence application - LMS Energy Pty Ltd

  • Project Released: 30 Jun 2020
  • Project Closes: Aug 2020
  • Contact: Georgina Lawrence

Overview

The Commission has received an application from LMS Energy Pty Ltd for a variation to its electricity generation licence, to include 600kW of solar photovoltaic panels at its McLaren Vale generating plant.

 

Status

Current status is Initiate

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The Commission has received an application from LMS Energy Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence variation in accordance with the Electricity Act 1996 (Electricity Act). The applicant is seeking to vary the authorised generating plant located at McLaren Vale, to include 600kW of solar photovoltaic panels

In assessing an electricity generation licence application, the Commission considers the application against the relevant licensing provisions set out in the Electricity Act. It will also have regard to its primary objective under the Essential Services Commission Act 2002 (ESCOSA Act), being the protection of the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services, and other factors as they apply to the Commission's role as an economic regulator of the South Australian electricity industry. 

In making its assessment, the Commission considers advice from the Office of the Technical Regulator. Matters related to health and environment protection are regulated under separate legislative frameworks.

LMS Energy Pty Ltd’s application is subject to a public consultation period closing on 28 July 2020. The Commission welcomes submissions on any matters relevant to the application.

Please refer to the variation history in the licence for further information on variations approved by the Commission, pursuant to the criteria in the Electricity Act and the ESCOSA Act.

Background

Please refer to the variation history in the licence for further information on variations approved by the Commission, pursuant to the criteria in the Electricity Act 1996 and the Essential Services Commission Act 2002.

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