Energy Policy WA

We provide policy advice to government to facilitate the delivery of secure, reliable, sustainable and affordable energy services to Western Australians.
Whole of System Plan Power Line 2
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The Energy Transformation Taskforce releases information paper on the scenarios to be modelled as part of the inaugural Whole of System Plan for the South West Interconnected System.
Perth 2 Centered High
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Energy Transformation Taskforce publishes information papers on the new design of the Wholesale Electricity Market in the South West Interconnected System.
Wind mills
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Energy Policy WA has worked with industry stakeholders to finalise proposed amendments to the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules to give effect to reforms to reserve capacity pricing arrangements as endorsed by the Minister for Energy.

What we do

Energy Policy WA was established on 5 September 2019 as a standalone sub-department of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety.

Energy Policy WA is responsible for the delivery of energy policy advice to the Minister for Energy to assist government in making well-informed decisions that contribute to the supply of secure, reliable, sustainable and affordable energy services to Western Australian households and businesses.

Energy Policy WA is also responsible for supporting the delivery of government's Energy Transformation Strategy by the Energy Transformation Taskforce, and the statutory functions of the Coordinator of Energy, as set out in the Energy Coordination Act 1994, including the management of fuel, gas and electricity supply disruptions.

Contact

Energy Policy WA
Telephone:
(08) 6551 4600
Page reviewed 21 October 2019