MOU on electricity interconnector

An interconnector to carry electricity between South Australia and New South Wales is a step closer after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by both state governments in Adelaide. “The MOU is another significant step in the process of establishing an interconnector that will lower electricity prices in both states and improve reliability […]

Smart response to meter delays

The Marshall Government has welcomed the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) adoption of strong new rules for electricity retailers regarding the installation of smart meters. “I’m pleased AEMC has adopted strict timelines and will impose hefty financial penalties if electricity retailers fail to deliver within those timelines,” said Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van […]

Energy generation/Alinta/Hazelwood | QUESTION TIME

Excerpt from Question Time transcript 28 March 2017 Mr MARSHALL ( Dunstan—Leader of the Opposition) (14:33:37): My question is to the Premier. Did the government undertake any modelling to determine whether 250 megawatts of reserve generation could be contracted from existing providers at a lower price and sooner than the government’s proposed $360 million gas generator? […]