AEMC proposes energy sector shake up

THE Australian Electrical Market Commission is proposing a new draft rule to open up the wholesale electricity market so large consumers can be more easily paid for reducing their energy usage during peak times, in a major shakeup that hopes to reduce wholesale power prices and provide stability to the national grid.

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Demand response system to provide stability, cheaper prices

The draft rule, released yesterday for consultation would allow non-retailers to offer demand response directly into the wholesale market for the first time meaning energy users would be paid to lower