Essential Energy - Ring-fencing waiver (streamlined process) - August 2022

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Commencement date: 
4 August 2022
Effective date: 
4 August 2022
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Contact: 
General enquiries - Ring fencing guideline Ringfencingguideline2016@aer.gov.au

Overview

On 15 July 2022 Essential Energy submitted a waiver application under clause 5.2 of the Ring-fencing guideline (electricity distribution). Essential requested that the AER waive the obligations under clause 3.1 to allow it to lease excess capacity from its Sovereign Hills battery. The AER considered this waiver under its streamlined waiver process. 

On 4 August 2022 the AER granted a waiver for Essential Energy, with conditions.