It is curious that despite of the findings of the recent ACCC enquiries and the on-going regulatory uncertainty (at both a state and federal level), anyone would be willing to set-up an electricity retailer. New venturers in the energy market…
Some thoughts from guest author, Connor James, about “what’s next” in response to energy user concerns about high and escalating prices.
The recent demise of start-up retailer, Urth Energy (suspended from the market by the AEMO on 1st February) was an unfortunate development on this path of the energy transition.
Returning to the theme of inconsistencies where we allow for “socialising costs whilst privatising profits” here are some thoughts about the retail space.
Several things we’ve noticed about what’s been changing in the electricity retail landscape in Australia’s electricity markets.