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Electricity market structure scrutinised

Ian Llewellyn
Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Energy minister Megan Woods is asking questions over power prices. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
Tue, 27 Jul 2021
Energy sector analysts say the Electricity Authority (EA) appears to be keeping its options open as it reviews the market structure with possible recommendations ranging from tinkering with market rules through to the unlikely possibility of forcing major companies to separate.The sector regulator recently publicly released a paper to energy and resources minister Megan Woods outlining its thinking about the politically sensitive issue of wholesale electricity prices and whether they are higher than they should be due to the market structure an...

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