ECA has advanced the application deadline for the next round to 8 September 2016, recognising there are a number of grant recipients with projects expiring at the end of the year. The Board will consider applications from the September 2016 round at its meeting on 21 October 2016.
The intent of this paper is to aid ECA and other stakeholders engaging in energy market policy and regulatory processes to assess the extent to which the matter under consideration does, or does not, promote the Long Term Interests of Consumers.
ECA is committed to engaging, communicating and collaborating with all of our stakeholders, from consumer advocates and industry bodies, to jurisdictional and national governments and regulators.
ECA provides and enables strong, coordinated and collegiate advocacy on national energy market matters of strategic importance or material consequence for energy consumers.
From building expertise and capacity through research and consultation, to undertaking research to influence policy development and educate consumers, ECA supports innovative and high-quality evidence-based research in the energy sector.