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Independent Accountability Panel

About The Energy Charter Independent Accountability Panel

The Energy Charter Independent Accountability Panel is the accountability mechanism underpinning the Energy Charter. Our role is to constructively evaluate individual performance of the energy businesses that sign up to the Energy Charter and the whole energy sector over time against the Principles in the Energy Charter. 

2020 Independent Accountability Panel Report

The 2020 Independent Accountability Panel Report provides an assessment of the achievement of better outcomes for Australian energy consumers in 2019-20 through the Energy Charter. IAP 2020 Fact Sheet IAP 2020 Media Release 

Our Panel

The 2020-2022 Independent Accountability Panel reviews Energy Charter signatories’ annual disclosures, interviews the CEOs and engages with key stakeholders through forums and submissions to produce an annual Independent Accountability Panel Report focused on encouraging continuous improvement in the energy sector. 

Clare Petre

Panel Chair

Cassandra Goldie

Panel Member - Consumer representative

Andew Richards

Panel Member - Commercial and Industrial end-user representative

Public Consultation

A key part of the Panel’s evaluation is its public consultation process including Stakholder Forums providing household and business customers the opportunity to discuss how the Energy Charter signatories are performing for their customers and what would deliver better outcomes for all customers.