Power prices falling for household and small businesses

Tens of thousands of South Australian households and small businesses will receive substantial cuts to their electricity bills from July 1 this year. Today’s decision by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to cut the Default Market Offer for electricity by 5.6{9e5622066e1960f004879c952522e56bf2086272e245a02904d0a02db78f0cf3} or 7.3{9e5622066e1960f004879c952522e56bf2086272e245a02904d0a02db78f0cf3} for households, and 8.9{9e5622066e1960f004879c952522e56bf2086272e245a02904d0a02db78f0cf3} for small business has been welcomed by the […]

Solar panels | QUESTION TIME

The Hon. A. KOUTSANTONIS (West Torrens) (15:05): My question is for the Minister for Energy. Does the Minister for Energy support the policy announced by AEMO of disconnecting household solar from the grid at times of negative demand? The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (15:05): AEMO didn’t announce a policy of doing […]

Fast tracking school maintenance in Stuart

Member for Stuart, Dan van Holst Pellekaan, is pleased to announce $576,000 is being spent on fast tracking school maintenance in the Stuart electorate. The funding was allocated to projects at Burra Community School, Orroroo Area School, Peterborough High School and Port Augusta West Primary School as part of the State Government’s $32 million economic […]

Home Batteries going like hot cakes

Thousands of South Australian households have rushed to signed up to the State Government’s Home Battery Scheme (HBS) in the weeks before the maximum subsidy was reduced from $6000 to $4000. In the five weeks between subsidy step-down being announced and implemented more than 5000 subsidies were approved, which takes the total number of subsidies […]

Grassroots program to fund upgrade of Victoria Park, Jamestown

More than $6 million will be injected across South Australian grassroots sporting facilities to address critical infrastructure upgrades as part of Round 2 of the Marshall Government’s Grassroots Facilities Program.Work will commence over the next six months and include projects such as construction of family friendly changerooms, lighting upgrades and playing surface improvements.Member for Stuart, […]

Fee relief for COVID19-hit resources sector

The South Australian Government has deferred costs linked to exploration and licence fees for the minerals and petroleum sectors to alleviate the impact on industry of coronavirus containment measures.   Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan said the impact of travel restrictions and social distancing on the operation of the state’s mining […]