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Smart Meters for Smart Competition: Comment on Current Policy Affecting Interval Metering and Load Profiling for Full Retail Competition in Electricity

April 2001
Mid-Atlantic Distributed Resources Initiative
Smart Grid, report, MADRI, customer-focused review, jurisdictional governments, regulators, federal government, full retail competition, FRC, Australia, load profiles, interval meters

This report provides a customer-focused review and comment on the decision by jurisdictional governments and regulators, and the Federal government, to support commencement of full retail competition (FRC) in electricity for small consumers in Australia using load profiles as the basis for settlement and billing, rather than half-hourly interval meters.