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2014 Investigations 1 and 2 on Vinalco Energy Pty Ltd

The Market Operator advised the ERA of two alleged breaches of the market rules by Vinalco Energy Pty Ltd on 23 June and 4 July 2014.

The ERA undertook an investigation into the alleged breaches. On 30 October 2015, the ERA completed its investigations and published its findings.

On 4 July 2014 and 18 August 2014 the ERA issued a notice to Vinalco advising it had commenced investigations into the alleged breaches (first investigation and second investigation).

On 30 October 2015, the ERA completed its investigations and published its findings in relation to the:

  • First Investigation into Vinalco Energy Pty Ltd pursuant to clause 2.16.9E of the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules and
  • Second Investigation into Vinalco Energy Pty Ltd pursuant to clause 2.16.9E of the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules.

The ERA's findings are provided below.

On 1 September 2017 the Electricity Review Board published its decision together with reasons in Application No 1 of 2016. Information is available on the Energy Dispute Arbitrator's website.

The ERA will not make further public comments about the pricing behaviour of Vinalco.

ERA Papers

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Date Documents File type
08-Sep-17 Market guidance following Electricity Review Board's decision
Adobe PDF 141 kB

Description: Market guidance following Electricity Review Board's decision
30-Oct-15 Notice - First Vinalco Investigation
Adobe PDF 181 kB

30-Oct-15 Notice - Second Vinalco Investigation
Adobe PDF 181 kB

26-Jun-15 Extension of time - investigation of Vinalco Energy's pricing behaviour
Adobe PDF 101 kB

Description: Extension of time - investigation of Vinalco Energy's pricing behaviour
29-Apr-15 Extension of time - investigation of Vinalco Energy's pricing behaviour
Adobe PDF 101 kB

Description: Extension of time - investigation of Vinalco Energy's pricing behaviour
19-Dec-14 Extension Notice - Vinalco Investigation
Adobe PDF 99 kB

Description: Extension Notice - Vinalco Investigation
18-Aug-14 Investigation on Vinalco Energy Pty Ltd pursuant to clause 2.16.9E of the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules
Adobe PDF 155 kB

04-Jul-14 Investigation on Vinalco Energy Pty Ltd pursuant to clause 2.16.9E of the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules
Adobe PDF 104 kB

Page last updated: 13 Oct 2018