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 Submissions

  • Initiate
  • Submissions
  • Draft
  • Submissions
  • Final


The Commission has received 11 submissions on the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry into retail energy prices. Copies of submissions received are posted below, with redaction of names and contact details in some instances.

The Commission thanks those who provided submissions to the Inquiry’s Terms of Reference.

The Commission will consider all submissions and representations as it prepares its draft Inquiry report to the Minister.

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