National Energy Guarantee Final Detailed Design - Commonwealth Elements

The Commonwealth Government has prepared a final detailed design document on the elements of the National Energy Guarantee that are its responsibility. These include the mechanics of setting and changing the emissions reduction target, the design of the emissions-intensive trade-exposed activity exemption process and the use of offsets.

The National Energy Guarantee Final Detailed Design – Commonwealth Elements can be found below.

Better Practice Community Engagement Case Studies

The Better Practice Community Engagement Case Studies document has been produced by the COAG Energy Council’s Resources Policy & Engagement Working Group (RPEWG) to showcase a mixture of government and industry led initiatives that demonstrate the industry’s commitment to community engagement, and the positive outcomes that can be realised for all parties through genuine, successful engagement.

For any enquiries regarding the document please email RPEWG@industry.gov.au.

 

COAG Independent Energy Appointments Selection Panel

The role of the COAG Energy Council Energy Appointments Selection Panel is to provide recommendations to the COAG Energy Council (the Council) on appointments to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), Australian Energy Regulator (AER), and Energy Consumers Australia (ECA).

The Council’s Protocol for Appointments to Energy Market Governance Institutions and Panels (the Protocol) provides a uniform set of procedures for Council appointments to these institutions.

Capacity Trading Reform Package Legal and Regulatory Framework

The COAG Energy Council has approved the legal and regulatory framework that will implement the capacity trading reform package.

Binding Rate of Return Guideline

On 15 June 2018, the COAG Energy Council agreed to the proposed legisltative package to implement a binding rate of return instrument.
 

Energy Security Board – National Energy Guarantee: Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

The Energy Security Board released the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) for the National Energy Guarantee (the Guarantee) on 29 June 2018 and received 4 submissions. The consultation process is now closed and the Energy Security Board thanks stakeholders for their participation.

Publication of Gas Supply Strategy FAQs

On 27 June 2018, answers to a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about onshore gas development in Australia were released. The FAQs document was developed by the Upstream Petroleum Resources Working Group under Gas Supply Strategy Collaborative Action 7.

For more information about the Gas Supply Strategy and implementation of other collaborative actions, please visit the COAG Energy Council Gas Supply Strategy page.

Energy Security Board – Draft Detailed Design of the National Energy Guarantee: Consultation Paper

The draft Detailed Design of the National Energy Guarantee (Guarantee) has been released by the independent Energy Security Board for public consultation. The Guarantee has been designed with the intention to deliver more reliable, affordable and cleaner energy to Australian consumers.

Detailed Design Process

National Energy Guarantee Draft Detailed Design - Commonwealth Elements

The Commonwealth Government prepared a draft detailed design document on the design elements that are its responsibility. These include the mechanics of setting and changing the emissions reduction target, the proposed design of the emissions-intensive trade-exposed activity exemption and the potential use of offsets.

The National Energy Guarantee Draft Detailed Design for Consultation - Commonwealth Elements can be found below.

The Commonwealth Government invited submissions in response to this consultation paper.  The consultation period has now closed.

Energy Market Reform Bulletin No.44: AER Powers and Civil Penalty Regime Consultation

At its meeting in November 2017, the COAG Energy Council agreed to progress the following recommendations from the 2013 Review of Enforcement Regimes under the National Energy Laws (the Review):

  • amending the national energy laws to give the AER the power to compel individuals to appear before it and give evidence (recommendation 13)

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