Ergon Energy - Ring-fencing Waiver - May 2020

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Commencement date: 
23 December 2019
Effective date: 
12 May 2020
Contact: 
General inquiries - Ring-fencing ringfencing@aer.gov.au

Overview

On 23 December 2019, Ergon Energy submitted to the AER a ring-fencing waiver application under clause 5.2 of the Electricity Distribution Ring-fencing Guideline 2017. The waiver application has been made to allow Ergon Energy to provide field services on behalf of Powerlink.

On 26 February 2020, we sought submissions from interested parties on Ergon Energy's ring-fencing waiver application. Submissions closed on 27 March 2020. 

On 15 May 2020, we published our Final Decision which grants Ergon Energy a ring-fencing waiver to provide field services on behalf of Powerlink until 30 June 2025.