Overview

Final decision

On 30 April 2015, we released our final decision on Essential Energy's distribution determination for the 2015-19 regulatory control period.

We also released a Fact Sheet to accompany and summarise our final decision. The purpose of this Fact Sheet is to make our decision accessible to a wide ranging consumer audience.

Models

The AER must publish certain models with its final decision for Essential Energy.

Economic Insights - AER Calculations - April 2015

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Economic Insights Pty Ltd

Tariff structure statement

On 28 February 2017, we released our final decision on Essential Energy's 2017-19 Tariff Structure Statement proposal. The approved tariff structures were in place for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2019. A history of the consultation process is archived online by the National Library of Australia.

Consultant reports

The AER commissioned a range of reports from consultants.

EMCa - Final Report - Response to Essential Energy revised repex proposal

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Energy Market Consulting Associates (EMCa)

EMCa - Report to AER on sparse rural network cost relationships - April 2015

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Energy Market Consulting Associates (EMCa)

Project administration

On 20 May 2015 the AER wrote to the NSW and ACT network businesses setting out how it proposes to correct a small number of administrative errors in its 30 April determinations. This is to ensure that the associated legal documents accurately reflect its decisions.