CitiPower/Powercor - Ring-fencing waiver application - May 2017

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5 May 2017
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31 December 2017
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General inquiries - Ring-fencing ringfencing@aer.gov.au

Overview

On 5 May 2017, CitiPower and Powercor submitted to the AER a waiver application under clause 5.2 of the Electricity ring-fencing guideline 2016 (Guideline). The application relates to a range of activities, including services that may be reclassified, continued use of existing branding and continued use of their joint operating model. CitiPower and Powercor seek a waiver from certain functional separation provisions of the Guideline to help them transition to full compliance without incurring unreasonable costs.

On 18 October 2017, we published our draft decision. Submissions on our draft decision closed 13 November 2017.