Energy Security | QUESTION TIME

Mr PATTERSON (Morphett) (15:03): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister please update the house on ElectraNet’s plan to address system strength and stability in South Australia? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:04): Yes, I can. Thank you very much to the member […]

Christchurch Mosques Attack

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (11:54): I strongly support the Premier’s motion and acknowledge the unanimous support for the motion in this chamber—and I am not in the very least surprised by that. As I have said in this chamber before, any loss of life is sad, any unexpected […]

National Electricty (South Australia) (Retailer Reliability Obligation) Amendment Bill | SPEECH

Introduction and First Reading The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (12:01): Obtained leave and introduced a bill for an act to amend the National Electricity (South Australia) Act 1996. Read a first time. Second Reading The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (12:01): I move: That […]

Connecting to cheaper electricity

South Australians are another step closer to cheaper and more reliable electricity with the release of a Project Assessment Conclusions report into the viability of an interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales. “In welcome news, the report finds that the savings from the interconnector for South Australian households will more than double from […]

Roxby Downs Anniversary | QUESTION TIME

Dr HARVEY (Newland) (14:09): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister update the house on the 30th anniversary of Roxby Downs? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:09): Thank you very much to the very capable member for Newland. Yes, I can, and members […]

Diesel Generators | MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

Livesey Report into Generator Acquisition The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:12): I seek leave to make a ministerial statement. Leave granted. The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN: Today, the report by Mark Livesey QC into the purchase of the diesel generators was tabled in parliament by the Attorney-General. It […]

Smart Meters | QUESTION TIME

Mr MURRAY (Davenport) (14:36): Thank you for the opportunity to ask this question. Can the Minister for Energy and Mining please update the house on the rollout of smart meters in South Australia? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:36): I thank the member for Davenport for this important question. […]