Outback Communities Authority

Member for Stuart and Minister for Energy and Mining, Dan van Holst Pellekaan has welcomed the appointment of three Outback Communities Authority (OCA) Board members. The OCA’s responsibilities include: Managing the provision of existing public services and facilities to Outback communities; Promoting improvements in the provision of public services and facilities to Outback communities; and […]

Virtual Power Plant is powering forward

South Australia’s Virtual Power Plant is delivering cheaper energy to South Australians who need it most with more than 1,100 Housing SA households now signed up to the program. “This VVP is delivering affordable electricity to some of South Australia’s most disadvantaged households whilst increasing the reliability of the state’s electricity network,” said Minister Dan […]

Renewable Energy | QUESTION TIME

Mr BASHAM (Finniss) (14:35): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister please update the house on the opportunities to export renewable energy from South Australia? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (14:35): Thank you very much to the member for Finniss, who, like so […]

Electricity relief begins today

In welcome news, from today tens of thousands South Australia households and small businesses will be paying up to 12 per cent less for their electricity, with hundreds of thousands of others across the state also benefiting from more modest reductions in their electricity bills. “Some of the 80,000 households and businesses on standing contracts […]