Energy Policy WA

We provide policy advice to government to facilitate the delivery of secure, reliable, sustainable and affordable energy services to Western Australians.


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Power System Security and Reliability Standards Framework

On 16 April 2021, the Energy Transformation Taskforce endorsed the Power System Security and Reliability (PSSR) Standards Framework. The Taskforce decisions are contained in the Information Paper: PSSR Standards Framework.
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Improving access to the Western Power network

The Minister for Energy invites public comment on a package of changes to the Electricity Networks Access Code 2004 (the Access Code) and associated subsidiary documents.

What we do

Energy Policy WA is leading Western Australia’s energy transformation.

We advise the Minister for Energy on energy policy, to assist the Western Australian Government in making well-informed decisions that contribute to the delivery of secure, reliable, sustainable and affordable energy services to Western Australian households and businesses.

Energy Policy WA supports the delivery of the government’s Energy Transformation Strategy by the Energy Transformation Taskforce. We are also responsible for the statutory functions of the Coordinator of Energy, as set out in the Energy Coordination Act 1994, which includes managing fuel, gas and electricity supply disruptions.

our values

Our purpose is to deliver innovative and quality advice and initiatives that shape the energy sector for the benefit of Western Australians now and into the future. Our values of integrity, leadership, excellence, collaboration and people underpin everything 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.

Ministerial reporting

Corporate executive

Mr Jai Thomas

Program Director Energy Transformation Implementation Unit


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Energy Policy WA's Freedom of Information Statement provides details on the process and fees associated with making a request to Energy Policy WA under the Western Australian Freedom of Information Act 1992.

Page reviewed 14 May 2021