Category Archives for "Access Arrangements & Price Determinations"

Sep 14

Regulatory reform to the Pilbara electricity network

Access Arrangements & Price Determinations , Energy Sector News , Public Utilities Office , Regulatory News

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The Public Utilities Office has begun work on the design of a new regulatory framework for the Pilbara’s North West Interconnected System (NWIS) to open up access to the grid to third parties and coordinate the day to day operation of the network.  The 9 August media statement from Energy Minister Ben Wyatt said that the […]

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Aug 04

ERA starts annual review of Wholesale Electricity Market

Electricity , Energy Sector News , ERA – Economic Regulation Authority , WEM Information

The Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) reviews the effectiveness of Western Australia’s Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM) annually resulting in a report to the Minister for Energy containing findings and recommendations.  To facilitate consultation, the ERA released a discussion paper on 25 July. One of the main areas of focus in the discussion paper is how to […]

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Jul 13

ACT decision on ATCO’s application for a limited merits review

Access Arrangements & Price Determinations , Gas

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On 1 October 2015, ATCO Gas Australia submitted its application for a limited merits review on the Economic Regulation Authority’s (ERA) Amended Final Decision.  Following a public consultation session in Perth in December 2015 and hearings in February and April 2016, the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) published its decision on the limited merits review on […]

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Jul 01

Final decision: Access Arrangement for the GGP

Access Arrangements & Price Determinations , ERA – Economic Regulation Authority , Gas

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On 30th June, the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) published its final decision not to approve Goldfields Gas Transmission’s (GGT) access arrangement for the Goldfields Gas pipeline.  Instead the ERA has published its own revised Access Arrangement and Access Arrangement Information for the GGP. The ERA has approximately halved GGT’s reference service revenue from $393.764 million […]

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Jul 01

Final Decision: Access Arrangement DBNGP

Access Arrangements & Price Determinations , ERA – Economic Regulation Authority , Gas

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On 30th June, the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) published its Final Decision not to approve the access arrangement for the the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline (DBNGP).  Instead the ERA has authored and published its own Access Arrangement and Access Arrangement Information for the access arrangement period 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2020. […]

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