ESCOSA content iconInquiry into retail energy prices

  • Project Released: 29 Nov 2022
  • Project Closes: Jun 2023
  • Contact: Adam Wilson


The Commission has commenced an Inquiry into Retail Energy Prices, referred to it by the Minister for Energy and Mining pursuant to Part 7 of the Essential Services Commission Act 2002.

The Terms of Reference require the Commission to conduct an Inquiry into evidence of, or the potential for, a party (retailer, generator, trading entity or relevant other party) in the electricity industry and/or gas industry to earn or have earned sustained super profits to the financial detriment of South Australian energy consumers, having regard to certain criteria.

The Commission is required to submit a draft Inquiry report to the Minister no later than 1 May 2023 and the final Inquiry report with 14 days of the Minister’s response to that draft.



Current status is Initiate

  • Initiate
  • Submissions
  • Draft
  • Submissions
  • Final


The Commission is seeking submissions from interested parties on matters relevant to the Inquiry Terms of Reference by Tuesday, 10 January 2023. 

It is preferred that submissions are sent electronically to

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