Last summer was stressful for the grid with underlying demand the highest on record as temperatures soared, and a tenfold increase in the Australian Energy Market Operator having to intervene to deal with supply or system security issues, it said in its review of the 2019-20 summer.[.....]
Subscribe to Australian Energy Daily now and start your $1 subscription
Go beyond the news with information you can act on.
Unlimited Access to energy specific journalism
Access the archive of all Australian Energy Daily articles and newsletters
Login via your desktop or mobile device
No ads, ever
Dedicated emails to help you manage your day
Extended policy coverage included in the Daily Briefing email
This Sitting Week delivered early to your inbox every week Parliament is sitting
Czar Report - important events and deadlines coming up in the month ahead
Exclusive features that helps your engagement in energy
My Calendar - never miss an important submission deadline
Report & policy summaries designed to save you time
All subscriptions renew automatically but you can cancel any time. You will be charged $1 initially for the first month of your subscription and then the standard monthly rate thereafter ($69/month for a single subscription and $179/month for a team of three). New customers only. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.
The AER gives the gas industry a clear signal to step up; regulators question how customers value avoiding significant power outages; and wholesale power prices drop as renewables and brown coal replace black coal.
The energy CDR timeline will wait until other reforms are sorted out; submitters to the tech roadmap want energy efficiency measures, Alan Finkel says; and a pack of new system service markets are proposed.