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Inquiry Name:

Inquiry into Microgrids and Associated Technologies in WA

Date Commenced:02/21/2018
Tabling Date:11/29/2018
Inquiry Status:Current

Committee Name:

Economics and Industry Standing Committee

House:Legislative Assembly

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Ms Jessica Jane Shaw MLA
Mr Sean Kimberley L'Estrange MLA
Mr Yaz Mubarakai MLA
Mr Stephen James Price MLA
Hon. Donald Terrence (Terry) Redman MLA

Staff Members: Dr David Worth (Principal Research Officer)
Mr Lachlan Gregory (Research Officer)

Contact Details

Phone No:08 9222 7469
Fax No:08 9222 7804
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Terms of Reference:The Economics and Industry Standing Committee will investigate and report on the emergence and impact of electricity Microgrids and associated technologies in Western Australia, including:
a) The potential for Microgrids and associated technologies to contribute to the provision of affordable, secure, reliable and sustainable energy supply, in both metropolitan and regional WA;
b) Opportunities to maximise economic and employment opportunities associated with the development of Microgrids and associated technologies, including (but not limited to):
i. Development of raw material resources/primary commodities
ii. Research and development
iii. Design, engineering and construction
iv. Advanced manufacturing
v. ICT
vi. Ongoing asset operations
c) Key enablers, barriers and other factors affecting Microgrid development and electricity network operations, including:
i. Regulatory barriers
ii. Technical factors
iii. Workforce planning and development
iv. Social factors
v. Electric Vehicles
d) Initiatives in other jurisdictions to facilitate the development, and maximise the value of, Microgrids and associated technologies.

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Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Public Utilities Office, Treasury- Mr Aden BARKER (Acting Director, Retail and Consumer Policy), Ms Brooke EDDINGTON (Acting Project Leader, Energy Industry Development Division) on 14/02/2018

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