August 31, 2022

Key Points

  • EnergyAustralia notes the release today of the Electricity Statement of Opportunities (ESOO) report by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).
  • The report highlights the challenges of the energy transition and the key issue of reliable supply.
  • We are doing all that we can, working with Governments, communities and other stakeholders, to develop and commit to new capacity that is needed to replace ageing electricity infrastructure.
  • More information about our renewable and sustainable energy projects is available on our website.
  • EnergyAustralia is providing good supply into the system.
  • Three units are online at Yallourn power station in Victoria. A fourth unit is offline due to a planned outage and is expected to return to service on 5 September.
  • Mt Piper in New South Wales has both generating units operating at full capacity.
  • Our gas assets at Tallawarra, Newport and Hallett and Jeeralang are available.
  • Our team is working hard to keep pumping power into the system to support our 1.6 million customers.



Supporting customers

EnergyAustralia’s EnergyAssist program means the power won’t be disconnected and debt collection activities won’t be initiated. Residential customers on the program also have access to tailored payment plans, energy audits, information on grant programs and advice on energy usage.

Through Rapid Business Assist, specialist advisors can discuss ways for EnergyAustralia’s small and medium-sized business customers to lower energy consumption, the government energy relief subsidies available, and options for tailored payment schedule.