Establishment of the Energy Security Board Media Release
Publication date: Tuesday, 08th August 2017.
A new Energy Security Board (ESB) to be chaired by Dr Kerry Schott has been established by the COAG Energy Council to coordinate the implementation of the reform blueprint produced by Australia's Chief Scientist.
The ESB will also provide whole of system oversight for energy security and reliability to drive better outcomes for consumers. The establishment of the ESB was agreed at the Energy Council meeting on 14 July 2017 and comprises an Independent Chair, Independent Deputy Chair and the heads of the Australian Energy Market Commission, Australian Energy Regulator and Australian Energy Market Operator.
The new board gives effect to recommendation 7.2 of the Finkel Review, demonstrating the Energy Council's commitment to driving positive change through better governance.
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