Remote Communities to get cheaper electricity

Twenty-eight remote communities across South Australia will receive cheaper electricity after the State Government reduced tariffs for 2020-21 under the Remote Area Energy Supply (RAES) scheme. Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan said the reduction in annual electricity costs will benefit around 3400 customers across 13 townships and 15 Aboriginal communities under […]

Electricity interconnector | QUESTION TIME

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (14:17): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister advise the house of support, or otherwise, for the proposed interconnector between South Australia and New South Wales? With your leave and that of the house, sir, I will explain. …Can the minister advise the house of support, or […]

Malinauskas odd man out on SA-NSW interconnector

Federal Labor Leader Anthony Albanese needs to pull State Labor Leader Peter Malinauskas into line over his opposition to the proposed SA-NSW interconnector known as Project EnergyConnect. Federal Labor has swung its support behind Project EnergyConnect announcing its position during the Federal budget reply. “State Labor’s politically driven opposition to the SA-NSW interconnector is undermining […]

SA-NSW interconnector to deliver even bigger savings for South Australian households and businesses

Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP Minister for Energy and Mining South Australian households are set to save $100 per year on their electricity bills when the critical SA-NSW interconnector is delivered, according to new modelling released by ElectraNet today. Premier Steven Marshall said this will further ease the cost […]

Sealing works start on the Strzelecki Track

Hon Corey Wingard MP Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Hon Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP Minister for Energy and Mining Member for Stuart One of South Australia’s biggest regional road projects is now underway with works to seal the first 50 kilometres of the Strzelecki Track starting this week. The $10 million investment by the […]

State electricity network | MOTION

The Hon. D.C. VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN (Stuart—Minister for Energy and Mining) (12:00): I thank the member for King for her well-researched and well-presented contribution. I also rise to support the motion—initially from the member for Morphett, now the Minister for Trade and Investment—moved very well today by the member for Flinders. I am in strong support […]

Energy Prices | QUESTION TIME

Ms LUETHEN (King) (14:26): My question is to the Minister for Energy and Mining. Can the minister please update the house on how the state government’s policies are cutting energy bills for South Australians? With the leave of the house I will explain. Leave granted. Ms LUETHEN: The Essential Services Commission of South Australia’s energy retail price […]