Market Reviews: Open

2017 Retail Energy Competition Review

Reference:
RPR0005
Reviewed by:
AEMC
Initiated by:
AEMC
Date initiated:
22-Dec-2016
Project Leader:
Lisa Shrimpton
Overview

The AEMC has initiated the fourth annual review of retail energy competition in the national electricity market (NEM). The 2017 review will consider how competition is evolving with a view to comment on the current state and future development of retail competition across the NEM. We will also comment on NEM-wide issues affecting competition.

The AEMC has initiated the fourth annual review of retail energy competition in the national electricity market (NEM). The 2017 review will consider how competition is evolving with a view to comment on the current state and future development of retail competition across the NEM. We will also comment on NEM-wide issues affecting competition.

The review focuses on small customers in retail energy markets, which includes residential and small business consumers.

The annual retail energy competition reviews are undertaken in accordance with agreed terms of reference by the Council of Australian Governments’ Energy Council.

The information sheet  sets out our proposed scope and approach for the 2017 review. While we are not seeking stakeholder submissions, we welcome comments on our scope and approach. Comments can be provided by contacting Alan Rai or
Lisa Shrimpton by 15 February 2017 (contact details below):

AEMC Director, Alan Rai (02) 8296 0600 or alan.rai@aemc.gov.au

AEMC Senior Advisor Lisa Shrimpton (02) 8296 7876 or lisa.shrimpton@aemc.gov.au

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