Energy Consumers Australia attends, as an observer, the meetings of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council (the Council). The three market institutions – the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) and the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) – also attend as observers.
This Information Bulletin draws on the communique issued by the Council on 24 November 2017 and publicly available information about the matters discussed at the meeting. Extracts from the communique are provided in text boxes.
The focus of the meeting was to discuss efforts to ensure energy remains affordable and reliable as the energy sector transforms.
The full paper can be read here.