Type
Sector
Electricity
Segment
Distribution
Region
New South Wales
Owner
New South Wales Government
Operator
Essential Energy
Covered by regulation
Yes
Source
State of the Energy Market 2014

Current regulatory period: 1 July 2014 - 30 June 2015*

On 1 March 2011, Country Energy (Networks) was rebranded to Essential Energy as part of the NSW Government reform.

Customer numbers Line length (km) Maximum demand 2012-13 (MW) Asset base June 2013 ($million)
844 244 191 107 2 294 6 518

*One year transitional arrangements are in place in NSW and the ACT.

Decisions

Essential Energy - Annual pricing 2023–24

Pricing proposals
Electricity
Open

Batteries funded under the Commonwealth Government's Community Batteries for Household Solar Program - Ring-fencing class waiver - December 2022

Ring-fencing
Electricity
Open

Essential Energy - Ring-fencing waiver (streamlined process) - October 2022

Ring-fencing
Electricity
Current

Essential Energy - Annual pricing 2022–23

Pricing proposals
Electricity
Current

Essential Energy - Cost pass through - extension of time to submit application

Cost pass throughs
Electricity
Current

Essential Energy - Annual pricing 2021-22

Pricing proposals
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy - Annual pricing 2020-21

Pricing proposals
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy - Ring-fencing waiver - July 2017

Ring-fencing
Electricity
Current

Essential Energy - Annual pricing 2017-18

Pricing proposals
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy - Cost allocation method 2017

Cost allocation methods
Electricity
Current

Essential Energy - Annual pricing 2016-17

Pricing proposals
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy - Cost pass through - extension of time limit to submit 2016 application

Cost pass throughs
Electricity
Current

Essential Energy - Annual pricing proposal 2015-16

Pricing proposals
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy - Annual pricing proposal 2014–15

Pricing proposals
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy (Country Energy) - Determination 2009-14

Determinations
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy - Determination 2014-19

Determinations
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy - Determination 2014-19 - Remittal

Determinations
Electricity
Historical

Essential Energy - Determination 2024–29

Determinations
Electricity
Open
Essential Energy electricity revenue determination 2024-29

Essential Energy - Ring-fencing waiver - technical training

Ring-fencing
Electricity
Open
Essential Energy has submitted an application for a waiver of clause 4.2 of the Ring-fencing Guideline (Electricity distribution).

Reports

Export services network performance report 2023

Performance reports
Electricity
Annual report analysing distributor performance in providing services to customers who export electricity back into the grid.

Essential Energy Network information - RIN responses

Performance reports
Electricity
Essential Energy Network information - RIN responses

Electricity network performance report 2023

Performance reports
Electricity

Essential Energy - Annual Ring-fencing Compliance Report 2021

Compliance reports
Electricity

Electricity network performance report 2022

Performance reports
Electricity

Electricity network performance report 2021

Performance reports
Electricity

Essential Energy - Annual Ring-fencing Compliance Report 2019-2020

Compliance reports
Electricity

Demand management innovation allowance (DMIA) assessment 2018–19 and 2019

Compliance reports
Electricity

Electricity network performance report 2020

Performance reports
Electricity

Essential Energy - Annual Ring-fencing Compliance Report 2018-19

Compliance reports
Electricity

Demand management innovation allowance (DMIA) assessment 2017–18 and 2018

Compliance reports
Electricity

Distribution performance data 2006-2018

Performance reports
Electricity
Distribution performance data 2006-2018

Essential Energy - Annual Ring-fencing Compliance Report 2017-18

Compliance reports
Electricity

Demand management innovation allowance (DMIA) assessment 2016-17 and 2017

Compliance reports
Electricity

Demand management incentive scheme (DMIS) assessment 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016

Compliance reports
Electricity

Demand management incentive scheme (DMIS) assessment 2014, 2013-14 and 2014-15

Compliance reports
Electricity

Essential Energy - Demand management incentive scheme report 2013-14

Compliance reports
Electricity

Infringement Notice issued to Essential Energy regarding life support obligations

Compliance reports
Electricity

Electricity distributors 2011-13 performance report

Performance reports
Electricity

Essential Energy - Demand management incentive scheme report 2012-13

Compliance reports
Electricity