On 28 September 2021, Essential Energy submitted a cost pass through application to the AER seeking to recover costs in relation to new licence conditions which require it to strength its cyber and physical security (critical infrastructure licence conditions). Essential Energy must achieve full compliance with the critical infrastructure licence conditions by 30 June 2024.
Essential Energy is seeking an increase in allowed revenue of $33.2 million to recover the costs arising from the critical infrastructure licence conditions.
We invite energy consumers and other interested parties to make submissions on Essential Energy's critical infrastructure licence conditions pass through application by close of business Tuesday, 2 November 2021.
Submissions should be emailed Attention: Sebastian Roberts, General Manager, Expenditure at AERInquiry@aer.gov.au.
Alternatively, written submissions can be sent to:
General Manager, Expenditure
Australian Energy Regulator
Canberra, ACT, 2601
We will take into account submissions in deciding whether or not to grant Essential Energy's application.
We prefer that all submissions be publicly available to facilitate an informed and transparent consultative process. We will treat submissions as public documents unless otherwise requested. All non-confidential submissions will be placed on the AER's website. For further information regarding the AER's use and disclosure of information provided to it, see the ACCC/AER Information Policy.
We request parties wishing to submit confidential information:
- clearly identify the information that is the subject of the confidentiality claim
- provide a non-confidential version of the submission in a form suitable for publication.
|Essential Energy - Cost Pass Through Application - Licence Conditions - 28 September 2021 ( PDF 407.17 KB )||Essential Energy|
|Essential Energy - Cover Letter - Cost Pass Through Applications - 28 September 2021 ( PDF 171.17 KB )||Essential Energy|