Powering our future

December 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN: 978-1-74366-726-2

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Chair's Foreword

Membership of the Committee

  Committee Secretariat

Terms of reference

List of abbreviations

List of recommendations

Executive summary

1. Introduction

  Related inquiries
  The current inquiry
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Scope of the inquiry and this report

2. Background

  History of the electricity system
  The supply chain components
  Current transition in the electricity market

3. Policy framework

  Changing nature of the electricity system
  Current investment environment
  Concerns about governance arrangements
  Recent policy developments
  Committee comment

4. Network planning and investment

  System stability
  Role of consumers
  National planning and governance

5. Electricity market reform

  Capacity mechanisms

A. List of submissions

B. List of exhibits

C. List of public hearings

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4580
Fax: +61 2 6277 8463