AER releases final framework and approach for the Qld and SA distributors and the Directlink transmission interconnector

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has released its final framework and approach (F&A) papers for the Energex, Ergon Energy, SA Power Networks and Directlink for the 2020-25 regulatory control period.

An F&A provides direction to a service provider on how certain aspects of its next regulatory proposal should be framed. The F&A sets out the AER’s intended approach to service classification (the services we will regulate), form of control (how we will set prices for regulated services) and incentive schemes that aim to encourage cost efficiency and maintenance of service standards, amongst other things.

The Qld, SA and Directlink service providers must submit their regulatory proposals for the 2020−25 regulatory control period by 31 January 2019.

Issued date: 
30 July 2018
AER reference: 
AC 94/18
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