On 27 July 2017, Essential Energy submitted to the AER a waiver application under clause 5.2 of the Electricity ring-fencing guideline 2016 (Guideline). The waiver application has been made to assist Essential Energy to transition to full compliance with the Guideline as soon as reasonably practicable, taking into account the costs of full compliance.
On 18 October 2017, we published our draft decision. Submissions on our draft decision closed 13 November 2017.
On 18 December 2017, we published our final decision and waiver notices.