ESCOSA content iconElectricity standing contract - wholesale electricity costs

  • Project Released: 20 Jun 2012
  • Project Closes: 19 Dec 2012
  • Contact: Nathan Petrus


On 15 June 2012, the Commission announced that it had decided to commence an investigation of the wholesale electricity component of the retail costs that make up the standing contract price.

On 18 December 2012, the South Australian Government announced a major policy change regarding price regulation of retail energy prices. In light of this announcement, the Commission has suspended its wholesale electricity cost (WEC) review.


Current status is Final

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From 1 February 2013, energy prices in South Australia were deregulated and the Commission no longer has responsibility for setting electricity and gas standing contract prices. The Commission therefore did not make a Final Determination of its review of the wholesale energy component of the electricity standing contract price.