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United Energy is an electricity distribution network service provider. Its next five year regulatory control period commences on 1 July 2026 to 30 June 2031 (2026–31).

Under the National Electricity Rules (NER), United Energy is required to submit its regulatory proposal to us by 31 January 2025. However, prior to that date, the NER require us to review the current framework and approach paper that applies to United Energy and decide whether to amend or replace it.

On 14 November 2023, the AER released a Notice on whether to amend or replace the current United Energy framework and approach. 

On 14 December 2023, the AER issued a decision to replace United Energy’s Framework and Approach.

On 16 March 2024, the AER released a preliminary position paper for United Energy's Framework and Approach. Interested stakeholders were invited to provide submissions on the preliminary position paper by 15 May 2024 and are available on our website.

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