WA Electricity Industry Weekly News Roundup: 4 January 2021 – 10 January 2021

Headlines

The Albany Wind Farm (Photo) [04/01/2021]

18 turbines power the wind farm that has been operational since 2001.

WA solar business gets $4m in funding [07/01/2021]

Plico Energy has locked in $2.4 million from investors while also agreeing to a $1.6 million debt facility with a major lender, with the funds to go towards its WA marketing initiatives.

Announcements

EPWA: Modernising energy customer protections [08/01/2021]

Energy Policy WA today published the Final Report: Review of Energy Customer Contract Regulations that outlines recommended updates to energy customer contract regulations to help improve and streamline customer protections.

Western Power: Perth metro outage – 8 & 9 January [09/01/2021]

Crews are working to locate and repair faults that have affected customers across the metro area affecting over 12,000 customers.

Publications

EPWA: Review of Energy Customer Contract Regulations [08/01/2021]

Consultations

None this week.