Jenny Mee

Jenny Mee

K&L Gates LLP

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Australia's Federal Court Mandates Greater Care When Offering Discounts on Energy Usage Charges

The Federal Court of Australia has found that AGL South Australia Pty Ltd (AGL) made false or misleading representations and engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct, concerning the level of discount that residential...more

2/6/2015 - Australia Energy Sector False Statements Utilities Sector

Australian National Electricity Rules Adopt a More 'Cost Reflective' Approach to Network Pricing

The National Electricity Amendment (Distribution Network Pricing Arrangements) Rule 2014 No. 9 (Rule Change) came into effect on 1 December 2014, amending the Australian National Electricity Rules (NER) by introducing a more...more

12/23/2014 - Amended Legislation Australia Electricity

Emissions Reduction Fund Passed by Australian Parliament

On 24 November 2014 the Australian Parliament passed the Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014 (Bill) which puts in place the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). The ERF is the cornerstone of the Australian Government's...more

12/2/2014 - Australia Climate Change Farms Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Release of Expert Panel Report on the Australian Renewable Energy Target

On 28 August 2014, the Expert Panel on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) (Panel) released its long-awaited Report on the RET scheme in Australia, recommending that both the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) and the...more

9/3/2014 - Australia Energy Renewable Energy

U.S. Export-Import Bank Financing of Australian LNG Project Avoids Endangered Species Act Challenge – For Now

In the K&L Gates’ Global Government Solutions 2014 Annual Outlook, we reported on a case filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California raising questions about whether inter-agency consultations...more

8/29/2014 - Australia Endangered Species Act Energy Projects Exports Extraterritoriality Rules Financing Imports Liquid Natural Gas Oil & Gas Project Finance

Carbon Tax Repeal Places Spotlight on Price Reductions

After months of delay, the Australian Government has passed legislation to repeal Australia's carbon tax and introduce new sanctions against energy and gas refrigerant entities that do not pass on cost savings arising from...more

7/21/2014 - Australia Carbon Taxes Energy New Legislation Oil & Gas Sanctions

Australian Government Releases Further Details of its Direct Action Plan to Reduce Australian Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Australian Federal Government (Government) released a Green Paper on Friday 20 December as part of its Direct Action Plan on climate change policy. The Green Paper outlines the Government's preferred design for an...more

1/10/2014 - Australia Carbon Emissions Climate Action Plan Climate Change Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Australia's Carbon Repeal – Unveiled

Draft legislation, published on 15 October 2013, sets out the Australian Government's plans to repeal the Clean Energy Act 2011 (Cth) and associated legislation (Carbon Acts) with effect from 1 July 2014. The impact, if...more

10/17/2013 - Australia Carbon Auctions Carbon Emissions Carbon Taxes Income Taxes Supply Chain

Terms of Reference for New Emissions Reduction Fund

Just hours after releasing draft legislation to "axe the carbon tax", the Federal Government has launched a consultation to seek community input on the design of a proposed Emissions Reductions Fund (Fund) to form the...more

10/17/2013 - Australia Carbon Emissions Environmental Policies Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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