Energy + Water

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Review of Central Coast Councils’ prices for water, sewerage and related services

April 26, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to IPART’s draft determination on Central Coast Councils prices for water, sewerage and related services. PIAC broadly supports the draft determination, and agrees with the balance that IPART has struck between consistency and equity … read more

Water NSW prices for the Murray River to Broken Hill Pipeline draft determination

April 24, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to IPART’s draft determination on Water NSW prices for the Murray River to Broken Hill Pipeline. PIAC welcomes confirmation that the NSW Government will deliver a significant subsidy for the pipeline’s costs in order … read more

Review of Essential Energy’s prices for water and sewerage services in Broken Hill

April 24, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to IPART’s draft determination on Essential Energy’s prices for water and sewerage services in Broken Hill. PIAC broadly supports the draft determination, and welcomes the strong focus on maintaining equity and affordability of access … read more

Submission on Proposed delay to the review of the transmission ring-fencing guideline

April 18, 2019

We support the proposal to delay the AER’s review of the transmission ring-fencing guideline. The ring-fencing guidelines set out rules which the electricity transmission businesses must follow to ensure they do not exploit their monopoly power to gain an unfair … read more

Submission to consultation paper on Application period for contingent project revenue rule change

April 5, 2019

The Energy Security Board proposed a change to the National Electricity Rules which would no longer prevent transmission and distribution network businesses from submitting a contingent project application to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) in the 90 business days before … read more

Updating the framework for embedded networks draft report

March 27, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to the AEMC’s draft report on updating the framework for embedded networks. PIAC is broadly supportive of the recommendations contained in the draft report, and agree that consumers should have equal access to protections, … read more

Submission to consultation paper on ISP priority projects – SA Energy Transformation rule change

March 22, 2019

There are several regulatory processes which the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) must conduct following the completion of the Regulatory Investment Test for the proposed interconnector between SA and NSW. The Energy Security Board’s proposed rule change would allow the AER … read more

Submission to Jemena Gas Networks’ Draft 2020 Plan

March 21, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission to Jemena Gas Networks’ Draft 2020 Plan. The document is part of Jemena’s early engagement to inform its formal proposal to the AER for determining its gas network prices for the 2020-25 period. PIAC refutes any … read more

Default Market Offer Price draft determination

March 20, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to the AERs draft determination on the Default Market Offer (DMO). PIAC strongly supports the concept of default pricing as a crucial means of ensuring that all consumers have access to a fair price … read more

Default Market Offer Price draft determination

March 20, 2019

PIAC lodged a submission in response to the AERs draft determination on the Default Market Offer (DMO). PIAC strongly supports the concept of default pricing as a crucial means of ensuring that all consumers have access to a fair price … read more

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