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Origin Energy submission to COAG consultation

On 20th September, Origin Energy provided this 4 page submission to the COAG consultation process . In their submission, they do not provide support for a register on the basis that: 1)  They note that they do not understand of the needs of First…


King & Wood Mallesons submission to COAG consultation

On 20th September 2016, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) provided this 21 page submission to the COAG consultation process .  In their submission, they provide support: “We submit that a register is needed“ We also note the recommendation that: “AEMO (in collaboration with the…


Ergon Energy submission to COAG consultation

On 20th September 2016, Ergon Energy provided this 16 page submission to the COAG consultation process .  In their submission, they provide strong support: “Ergon Energy is a global and Australian leader in the research of energy storage systems and their integration into electricity…


ENA submission to COAG consultation

On 20th September 2016, the Energy Networks Association (ENA) provided this 8 page submission to the COAG consultation process .  In their submission, they provide support: “Energy Networks support the need for an energy storage register in Australia, which is likely to be…


EnergyAustralia submission to COAG Consultation

On 20th September 2016, EnergyAustralia provided this brief (3 page) submission to the COAG consultation process .  In their submission, they ask for clarification about the reasons for the register – noting: “At this time we do not consider that the rationale for creation…



Energex submission to COAG consultation

On 20th September 2016, Energex provided this 12 page submission to the COAG consultation process providing support: “Energex supports the establishment of an energy storage register…” (more below) In our summary page here we list the 4 key reasons we identified (up front) as…


Engie submission to COAG consultation

On 20th September 2016, Engie provided this 6 page submission to the COAG consultation process .  In their submission, they express some concerns: “ENGIE is generally supportive of efficient initiatives that improve the understanding of distributed energy resources (DER) …” … but: “ENGIE is…


Endeavour Energy submission to COAG consultation

On 19th September 2016, Endeavour Energy provided this 2 page cover letter with this 4 page submission to the COAG consultation process asking about both: 1)  The need for a central register of installed battery storage facilities; and 2)  A process by which it…


AESA submission to COAG Consultation

On 19th September 2016, the AESA provided this 2 page submission to the COAG consultation process asking about both: 1)  The need for a central register of installed battery storage facilities; and 2)  A process by which it might be developed and…