Overview

Consultation paper - Classification of distribution services

The AER is undertaking early consultation on matters that require discussion prior to the framework and approach process. The AER has issued the consultation paper relating to the classification of distribution services.

Submissions - on classification of distribution services

The AER received four submissions in response to its consultation paper on the classification of distribution services.

Discussion paper - Control mechanisms for standard control electricity distribution services in the ACT and NSW

The AER is undertaking early consultation on matters that require discussion prior to the framework and approach process. The AER has issued the discussion paper relating to control mechanisms for standard control electricity distribution services in the ACT and NSW.

Discussion paper - Public lighting services in NSW

The AER is undertaking early consultation on matters that require discussion prior to the framework and approach process. The AER has issued the discussion paper relating to public lighting services in NSW.

Submissions - on public lighting services in NSW

Central NSW Councils - submission on public lighting services in NSW - May 2012

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Central NSW Regional Organisation of Councils (Centroc)

NSROC - submission on public lighting services in NSW - 11 May 2012

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Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (NSROC)

SEROC - submission on public lighting services in NSW - 10 May 2012

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South East Regional Organisation of Councils (SEROC)

SSROC - submission on public lighting services in NSW - 11 May 2012

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Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC)

Preliminary position - AER preliminary positions paper & framework and approach

On 25 June 2012, the AER issued its Preliminary positions paper, Framework and Approach for Endeavour Energy.

Submissions - to AER preliminary positions paper & framework and approach

Submissions closed 17 August 2012.

NSW Electricity Distributors - Cover letter to Submission - 17 August 2012

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NSW Electricity Distribution Businesses

Centroc - Submission on Preliminary Framework and Approach - 14 August 2012

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Central NSW Regional Organisation of Councils (Centroc)

ERAA - Cover letter to preliminary Framework and approach submission - 24 August 2012

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Energy Retailers Association of Australia (ERAA)

ERAA - Supporting submission - ERAA's Market-driven smart meter rollout paper - September 2012

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Energy Retailers Association of Australia (ERAA)

EWON - Submission on Preliminary Framework and Approach - 17 August 2012

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Energy and Water Ombudsman of NSW (EWON)

PIAC - Submission on Preliminary Framework and Approach - 10 August 2012

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Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC)

REROC - Submission on Preliminary Framework and Approach - August 2012

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Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils (REROC)

SSROC - Submission on Preliminary Framework and Approach - 24 August 2012

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Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC)

WSROC - Submission on Preliminary Framework and Approach - 11 September 2012

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Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC)

Supporting information - Reference material supporting Endeavour Energy Councils' submission

Trans Tasman Energy Group (TTEG) provided a range of reference material in support of its submission prepared on behalf of Endeavour Energy Councils.

TTEG Reference Material 5 - SEROC submission to AER on public lighting - 10 May 2012

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South East Regional Organisation of Councils (SEROC)

TTEG Reference Material 6 - SSROC submission to AER on public lighting - 11 May 2012

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Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC)

TTEG Reference Material 11 - NSW Trade and Investment - Level 1 service providers current at 24 August 2012

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Department of Trade and Investment, Resources and Energy - NSW

Discussion paper - classification of types 5-7 metering services

On 21 December 2012, the AER published a discussion paper on the classification of types 5-7 metering services in NSW.

Submissions - on AER classification of types 5-7 metering services discussion paper

The AER proposed a different approach to metering to what it outlined in the preliminary framework and approach seeking comments prior to preparing its final framework and approach.  Submissions closed 1 February 2013.

Discussion paper - Formulae for control mechanisms

On Friday 15 February 2013 the AER published a revised version of the discussion paper on the formulae to apply to direct control services in NSW and the ACT.

Submissions - on formulae for control mechanisms

Submissions closed on Wednesday 20 February 2013.  The AER received one submission from Networks NSW.

Framework and approach - Stage 1 Framework and approach paper

On 25 March 2013, the AER issued its Stage 1 Framework and approach (F&A) paper for Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy and Essential Energy. The Stage 1 F&A outlines our likely approach to the NSW distributors' services, the form of control to apply to those services and our decision on dual-function assets.

The Stage 1 F&A applies to the transitional (1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015) and subsequent (1 July 2015 to 30 June 2019) regulatory control periods

Framework and approach - Stage 2 Framework and approach paper

On 31 January 2014 the AER issued its Stage 2 Framework and approach (F&A) paper for Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy and Essential Energy. The Stage 2 F&A sets out how we propose to apply a range of incentive schemes and other guidelines to the NSW distributors, as well as our approach to calculating depreciation.

The Stage 2 F&A applies to the transitional (1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015) and subsequent (1 July 2015 to 30 June 2019) regulatory control periods.