Commonwealth Government Announces a National Energy Guarantee

17 October 2017

The Energy Security Board (ESB) has provided the COAG Energy Council with advice on changes to the National Electricity Market (NEM) and legislative framework. This follows AEMO’s advice to the Federal Energy and Environment Minister on matters relating to dispatchable capability in the National Electricity Market.

The ESB specifically provided recommendations to support the provision of reliable, secure and affordable electricity with a focus on ensuring:

  • the reliability of the system is maintained
  • the emissions reduction required to meet Australia’s international commitments are achieved
  • the above objectives are met at the lowest overall costs.

A copy of the ESB letter to Energy Ministers is available here.

 

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