The Regulatory Sandboxing trial waiver function allows the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to grant a time limited trial waiver for eligible trial projects, exempting an innovator from having to comply with specified rules for a period of time to allow a trial to proceed. The Victorian Regulatory Sandboxing trial waiver function allows Essential Services Commission (ESC) to issue trial waivers providing time limited relief from Victorian energy frameworks. For more information, please see our trials page and the AER's Trial Projects Guidelines.
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Register of proposed trials
The AER is required to establish, maintain and publish a register of all proposed trial waivers under consultation.
There are currently no trial waivers under consultation. The AER will publish a register once there is a waiver under consultation.