Consultation on the New Reg process

Date initiated: 
23 March 2018
Effective date: 
1 January 2021


The AER, Energy Networks Australia (ENA) and Energy Consumers Australia (ECA) launched a joint initiative to explore ways to improve sector engagement, and identify opportunities for regulatory innovation - the New Reg project.

AusNet Services has conducted trial of the New Reg Process in the development of its regulatory proposal for the 2021-25 period. We engaged CEPA to evaluate AusNet Services' trial. CEPA has prepared its final evaluation of AusNet Services' trial of the New Reg process. We have published CEPA's final evaluation report, which is available below.

Online forum

The AER, ECA and ENA will host a joint public forum on CEPA's final evaluation of the New Reg trial. This forum will be hosted via video conference and will take place on Monday, 16 August, between 3-5 pm AEST. To register to attend, please email: