Overview

Regulatory proposal

On 31 January 2024 SA Power Networks submitted its regulatory proposal for the period 1 July 2025 to 30 June 2030.  

SAPN - 2025-30 Regulatory Proposal Overview - January 2024

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SA Power Networks (SAPN)

SAPN - Attachment 2 - Regulatory Asset Base - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 3 - Rate of Return - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 4 - Regulatory depreciation - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 5 - Capital expenditure - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 6 - Operating expenditure - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 7 - Corporate income tax - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 13 - Classification of services - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 14 - Pass through events - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 15 - Alternative Control Services - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 17 - Connection Policy - January 2024

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SAPN - Attachment 19 - Legacy Metering - January 2024

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Regulatory information notice

SAPN - RIN1 - Workbook 1 - Forecast data - January 2024

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SAPN - RIN 3 - Workbook 3 - EBSS - January 2024

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SAPN - RIN 4 - Workbook 4 - CESS - January 2024

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SAPN - RIN 5 - Workbook 5 - Bill impact - January 2024

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SAPN - RIN 8 - Cross reference table - January 2024

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SAPN - RIN 9 - Basis of Preparation (BoP) - January 2024

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SAPN - RIN 10 - Deloitte letter of audit - January 2024

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SAPN - RIN13 - RIN Reconciliation - January 2024

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Models

SAPN - 1.1 - Post Tax Revenue Model - January 2024

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SAPN - 2.1 - Roll Forward Model - January 2024

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SAPN - 4.1 - RAB Depreciation Model - January 2024 - Public

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SAPN - 5.1.1 - AER Standardised Capex model - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.10.3 - Fleet EV transition model - January 2024

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SAPN - 6.1 - Opex Model - January 2024

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SAPN - 7.1 - Immediate Expensing of Capex - January 2024

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SAPN - 9.1 - CESS trueup model - January 2024

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SAPN - 10.1 - STPIS reliability target calculations - January 2024

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SAPN - 15.1.1 - Standardised ANS Model - January 2024

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SAPN - 15.2.1 - Public Lighting Pricing Model - January 2024

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SAPN - 15.2.2 - Public Lighting PTRM - January 2024

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SAPN - 18.2 - Long Run Marginal Cost Model - Export - January 2024

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SAPN - 19.2 - Legacy Metering Roll Forward Model - January 2024

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SAPN - 19.3 - Legacy Metering PTRM - January 2024

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Supporting information

SAPN - 0.2 - Customer values research - December 2022

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Marsden Jacob Associates

SAPN - 15.2.5 - Public lighting service framework - January 2024

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SAPN - 20.6 - Related Party Transaction Overview - January 2024

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Supporting information - Capital expenditure

Supporting information - Replacement expenditure

SAPN - 5.3.2 - Repex Forecasting Approach - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.3.4 - Repex model framework - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.3.11 - Mobile Substation Replacement - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.3.12 - CBD Reliability - January 2024

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Supporting information - Safety

SAPN - 5.6.1 - Bushfire Risk Management - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.6.3 - Bushfire Model Framework - January 2024

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Supporting information - Consumer energy resources

SAPN - 5.7.2 - Compliance Strategy - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.7.3 - CER Compliance - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.7.4 - CER Integration - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.7.5 - Demand Flexibility - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.7.6 - Network Visibility - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.7.7 - Innovation Fund - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.7.11 - EV Uptake Forecasting - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.7.12 - CER Uptake Forecasting - December 2023

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SAPN - 5.7.15 - CER Integration Strategy - January 2024

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Supporting information - Reliability

Supporting information - Non-network

SAPN - 5.10.1 - Fleet Business Case - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.11.7 - Recurrent property portfolio - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.11.8 - Transformer Workshop - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.11.10 - Pt Augusta Depot - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.11.12 - Mt Barker Depot - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.13.1 - ADMS Version Upgrade - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.13.2 - Telecommunications Systems - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.13.3 - Plant and tools - January 2024

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Supporting information - Information technology

SAPN - 5.12.1 - IT Investment Plan 2025-30 - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.4 - IT Applications Refresh - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.5 - Client Device Refresh - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.6 - Cyber Security Refresh - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.7 - IT Infrastructure Refresh - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.9 - Cyber Security Uplift - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.10 - Click Replacement - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.12 - Integration Platform Replacement - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.13 - Service Order Module Replacement - January 2024

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SAPN - 5.12.29 - ESB AEMO Post 2025 Roadmap Changes - January 2024

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Supporting information - Operating expenditure

Confidentiality claims

SAPN - 20.2 Confidentiality Claim - January 2024

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Proposed negotiated distribution service criteria

We have published a Negotiated distribution service criteria for SA Power Networks. We welcome submissions from interested parties and written submissions should be emailed to SAPN2025ataer [dot] gov [dot] au (SAPN2025[at]aer[dot]gov[dot]au) by 15 May 2024. 

Issues Paper

On 26 March 2024, we released an Issues Paper highlighting some of the key elements of SA Power Networks’ proposal and identifying the issues that are likely to be the focus of our assessment and engagement with stakeholders. We welcome submissions from stakeholders by 15 May 2024.

Stakeholder forum

Consumer engagement is a valuable input to our determination. Stakeholders can assist in our process by providing their views on aspects of the proposal.

On 9 April 2024, we hosted an online public forum to allow stakeholders the opportunity to ask questions about SA Power Networks’ 2025-30 revenue proposal. Presentations were delivered by SA Power Networks, the networks’ Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) and the AER. The presentation slides are available below.

Submissions

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Submissions to the Issues Paper closed on the 15 May 2024. The following submissions were received.

For submissions specific to the other 2025-30 businesses, please see the following links:

EWOSA - Submission - 2025-30 Electricity Determination - SA Power Networks - May 2024

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Energy and Water Ombudsman of South Australia (EWOSA)

SACOSS - Submission - 2025-30 Electricity Determination - SA Power Networks - May 2024

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South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS)

SAWIA - Submission - 2025-30 Electricity Determination - SA Power Networks - May 2024

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South Australia Wine Industry Association (SAWIA)