South Australia

 

Deregulation and reform of the electricity market in Australia: Lessons for Japan?

Date

From: Tuesday May 15, 2018, 6:00 pm

To: Tuesday May 15, 2018, 8:00 pm

Deregulation and reform of the electricity market in Australia: Lessons for Japan?

 

Synopsis

The Japanese Government began to reform the Japanese electricity market in 2016, some 25 years after Paul Keating kicked off Australia’s energy reform.

Can Japan learn from Australia’s experience?

 The Australian process opened up generation, network and retail from being a purely government operated sector. This saw an increase in private investment and the integration of State-based grids. This presentation examines the various parts of the Australian Energy sector. It looks at the history of the National Electricity Market and how the reform process has proceeded. From this five lessons from the Australian experience are drawn.

 

About the Speaker

Felix Karmel completed his studies in 2013 at the University of Adelaide where he was awarded a bachelor of economics (honours). His thesis examined price disparity of homogenous goods between countries. Since his studies he has worked at the National Institute of Labour Studies, and Primary Industries and Regions, South Australia (PIRSA) before joining the Essential Services Commission where he is an economic analyst.

Felix mainly works in pricing and consumer protection. He has worked on a number of projects in the energy sector including transmission code reviews, a distribution code review and an inquiry into energy reliability on the Eyre Peninsula. In 2017, Felix received a grant by the Australian Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – to examine what policy lessons could be learnt from the Australian experience in deregulating the Energy Sector.

This event is proudly sponsored by the Australia-Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the University of Adelaide.

There is no cost for attending this event, but please REGISTER HERE  by 11th May (11:59pm) for catering purposes.

 

 

 

 

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Venue

Seminar Room 5.01

Nexus 10, Pulteney Street, Adelaide SA 5000


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