The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) asked HoustonKemp to undertake a review of market power mitigation measures applied in electricity markets around the world.
Our approach to the review involved conducting a broad survey of the approaches adopted in international jurisdictions to mitigate market power, and to develop several case studies that we viewed as being most pertinent to the ACCC’s inquiry into the supply of retail electricity and the competitiveness of retail electricity prices
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