Economic benchmarking techniques workstream - Prescription in the EFA guideline, potential application techniques (Transmission & Distribution)
In preparation for the workshop AER staff prepared a briefing note and an economic benchmarking model together with an explanatory report.
In response to the briefing note, the Energy Networks Association provided the AER with suggested matters for discussion prior to the workshop.
The topic for discussion in this workshop was the application of economic benchmarking.
General guideline consultation - Expenditure setting process and general issues
Prior to the workshop, Grid Australia submitted a 'straw man' of the expenditure forecast assessment guidelines for the AER's consideration.
The topic for discussion in this workshop was the expenditure assessment process and guideline implementation issues.