Power of Choice reforms are a new set of rules being brought in by the National Electricity Regulator. These rules make the installation of Type 4 smart (digital) meters mandatory when a new or replacement meter is requested from 1 December 2017.
Victoria has been excluded from the Power of Choice reform at this stage.
A series of frequently asked questions on smart meters and the Power of Choice reforms can be found here.
For more information about the Power of Choice review, visit the AEMC website
The Australian Energy Market Operator has facilitated the industry-wide program to implement Power of Choice.