Jeremy is Executive Director of ACIL Allen Consulting’s Melbourne Office. He has expertise in economic regulation, in particular in the energy and water sectors, competition and consumer protection and policy analysis.
Jeremy's recent projects include:
- reviewing the electricity sales, customer numbers and maximum demand forecasts submitted by the Victorian electricity and gas distribution network service providers to the Australian Energy Regulator
- developing a nationally consistent methodology for forecasting electricity demand at the connection point level for the Australian Energy Market Operator
- reviewing demand forecasts submitted to the Essential Services Commission of South Australia by SA Water
- preparing demand forecasts and a forecasting model for SA Water
Renewable energy and sustainability policy
- projects for State regulators in South Australia and Victoria developing principles for feed-in tariffs for electricity exported from solar panels and estimating the value of those exports
- five yearly review of the Energy Efficiency Opportunities program on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Resources Energy and Tourism
- analysing a proposed change to land based taxation policy for Trust for Nature
- review of competitiveness in the South Australian retail energy markets
- survey of household electricity customers nationally to prepare residential electricity bill benchmarks for inclusion on electricity bills under the National Energy Customer Framework
- preparing a regional impact assessment statement for the South Australian Government relating to the sale of South Australia’s Forestry Assets
- cost benefit analysis and, in a subsequent project, preparing a RIS for a range of possible amendments to Victorian recreational boating safety legislation for Marine Safety Victoria and the Victorian Department of Transport.
Prior to joining ACIL Allen Consulting, Jeremy was the Director, Economic Regulation in the South Australian Department of Treasury and Finance and held senior roles in the South Australian Energy Division. He also worked for the ACCC from 1997 until 2004.
Jeremy has a degree in Economics from the University of Adelaide.
- Modelling Feed-in Tariffs
- Independent review of distribution network feeder category definitions
- Revocation of coverage: Wagga Wagga gas distribution network
- Distributed generation: Implications for Australian electricity markets
- Connection point forecasting: A nationally consistent methodology for forecasting maximum electricity demand
- South Australian Electricity Sector: Wholesale market projections
- New framework for customers facing payment difficulty: Assessment of the retailers costs
- South Australia New South Wales Interconnector: Preliminary analysis of potential impact on electricity prices
- Estimated value of PV exports in Victoria
- Energy consumption benchmarks: Electricity and gas for residential customers
- Gas consumption forecasting: A methodology
- South Australian technical challenges: Integration of renewables: Assessing potential solutions
- Estimated value of PV exports