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The Australian Energy Review - - NEWS - Chair­man Gra­ham Bradley

“The ap­proach ap­pears con­sis­tent with the path out­lined by the Finkel re­view and we will ex­am­ine it closely.

“We have seen en­ergy-buy­ing stan­dards for re­tail­ers used else­where in the world to good ef­fect to man­age sys­tem avail­abil­ity and re­li­a­bil­ity. For ex­am­ple, Hong Kong op­er­ates un­der a vari­ant of the model and it has de­liv­ered some of the most re­li­able elec­tric­ity in the world, while re­duc­ing emis­sions and main­tain­ing af­ford­abil­ity.

“Of course, no two mar­kets are the same but the ESB’S pro­posal is worth fur­ther con­sid­er­a­tion to see if it would work here.”

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