On 31 October 2017, SA Power Networks submitted to the AER a request to develop a replacement Framework and Approach (F&A) to apply to its next distribution determination process for the 2020-25 regulatory control period.
Energy consumers and other interested parties were invited to make submissions on whether it is desirable to amend or replace SA Power Networks' current F&A by 30 November 2017. Submissions are now closed.
On 18 December 2017, the AER issued a decision to replace SA Power Networks' F&A. Consultation will commence in 2018.