Energy Policy WA has published a consultation paper seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM), Gas Services Information (GSI) and Pilbara Networks Regulations. The proposed changes include:
- Changes to the Civil Penalty framework - proposed amendments to the framework for applying civil penalties and updating Schedule 1 of the WEM Regulations;
- New functions of the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) – amendments to include issuing all categories of civil penalties and making new orders;
- Changes to the Reviewable Decisions framework - proposed amendments to the heads of power and proposal to relocate the list of reviewable and procedural decisions to the WEM rules;
- Changes to align relevant heads of power across the WEM, GSI and Pilbara Networks Regulations; and
- Minor amendments.
Stakeholders are invited to provide submissions on the consultation paper by 5:00pm (WST) on 15 August 2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The consultation paper is available on our consultations and reviews page.