Category Archives for "Electricity"

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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May 28

AER issues final decisions for Victorian electricity distributors

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AER final determinations for Victorian distribution network service providers

On 26 May, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) announced its final decisions on regulated revenues for the five companies that run Victoria’s electricity networks; SP AusNet, CitiPower, Jemena, Powercor and United Energy.  The approved network charges will apply from 1 January 2017. The AER reported that the decisions “lock in consumer savings on household electricity […]

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Mar 12

Australian Energy Regulator – Recent Issues Papers

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AER issues papers

The Australian Energy Regulatory (AER) has recently published two issues papers relating to open price determinations for: Powerlink‘s electricity transmission revenue proposal; and TasNetwork‘s electricity distribution revenue proposal. Both issues paper review the new revenue proposals and their individual building blocks against past performance and pose common questions for both service providers around: Has the […]

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Feb 24

Eastern States Price Determinations – Electricity Transmission

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price determination electricity transmission

PowerLink (2017-2022) – QLD On 28 January 2016, PowerLink submitted its regulatory proposal to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).  This proposal anticipates that actual capital and operating costs in the last two years of the current regulatory period will be significantly lower than the AER’s ‘allowable’ levels as shown in the table below (real $m […]

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Feb 22

Eastern States Price Determinations – Electricity Distributors

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Price determination electricity distribution

On 6 January, the Victorian electricity distribution network service providers submitted their revised regulatory proposals for the 2016-2020 regulatory period.  This follows the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) publishing its draft determinations for electricity distributors in late October 2015.  Key elements from the revised proposals from each service provider are compared to the draft determination information […]

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Dec 11

Eastern States Price Determinations – Electricity Transmission

AER – Australian Energy Regulator , Electricity

Price determination gas transmission

The AER is undertaking price determinations for the following electricity transmission service providers: AusNet (2017-2022) Transmission Network Service Provider for Victoria On 30 Oct 2015, AusNet Services submitted its transmission revenue proposal, proposed negotiating framework and proposed pricing methodology to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).  The AER has now invited interested parties to make submissions […]

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