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The COAG Energy Council publishes a range of documents including meeting communiques, Council bulletins, consultation and discussion papers, legislative and regulatory documents and reports.
In July 2015, the Energy Council asked officials to develop a comprehensive strategic work program to consider the policy and regulatory response to addressi
In December 2014, the Energy Council agreed to task officials with implementing 11 of the 13 recommendations from the Review of Enforcement Regimes under
Released on 22 April 2016, COAG Energy Council Bulletin No.1 presented the Council's statement in response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commiss
A Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) examining options to improve the energy efficiency of air conditioners and chillers has been released.
The COAG Energy Council Energy Working Group conducted a consultation process to seek comments on the National Electricity Law (NEL) and National Gas Law Ame
This Bulletin notifies the release of a communique following a meeting of Resources and Energy Ministers in Perth on 10 June 2011.
The Review of Governance Arrangements for Australian Energy Markets commenced in February 2015 and was completed in October 2015 with delivery of the Final R
This Bulletin announces the release of the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) for the mandatory disclosure of residential building energy, greenh
The former Standing Council on Energy and Resources agreed to an Australian Gas Market Development Plan on 14 December 2012.
In the Power of Choice review, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) recommended the introduction of a demand response mechanism (DRM) that facilita
The Demand Response Mechanism (DRM) was a recommendation of the Australian Energy Market Commission in the 2012 Power of Choice review.
Australian electricity markets are entering a period of change.
In October 2013, officials submitted the Consumer Access to Their Energy Data Rule Change Request to the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) as direct
As part of its demand side participation (DSP) work program, the former Standing Council on Energy and Resources submitted a rule change proposal which sough
In addition to general protections under the Australian Consumer Law, energy customers also have specific protections under state and territory laws.
In September 2013, a rule change request seeking to amend the distribution pricing rules in the National Electricity Rules was submitted to the Australian En
As part of its demand side participation (DSP) work program, the former Standing Council on Energy and Resources tasked officials with developing a rule chan
A range of stakeholders and market reviews have suggested that a lack of consistent technical standards for mid-scale embedded generator connections (around
In December 2013, the former Standing Council on Energy and Resources adopted the framework for its Demand Side Participation (DSP) Work Program.