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Solar Feed-In Tariffs 2024-25

We’ve published our annual benchmarks for solar feed-in tariffs. 

We expect household solar exports to be worth 4.9 to 6.3 cents per kWh in 2024-25.

Our benchmarks help consumers understand whether their retailer is offering a reasonable feed-in tariff for their solar exports. 

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Out-of-home care costs and pricing

A consultation paper has been released seeking stakeholder feedback on the costs of caring for children and young people in out-of-home care to inform our review.

We would like to hear from providers and workers in the out-of-home care sector, including Aboriginal community-controlled organisations, as well as carers of children and young people. 

You can make a submission or complete a quick feedback form up until 27 June 2024.

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Final Report - Embedded Networks

We have published our final recommendations on how maximum prices should be set for energy services provided through embedded networks. Our recommendations would cap prices at the level that customers outside of embedded networks would pay if they shopped around. 

The NSW Government will consider our recommendations, including the timing for any new price protections that may apply. 

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Final report - WaterNSW Annual Review of rural bulk water charges

IPART has finalised its annual review of WaterNSW’s regulated charges for bulk water services to apply from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025. 

Our decision is to maintain the charges set under the 2021 Determination, which will mean increases in charges will be limited to inflation of 3.6% from 1 July 2024.

Media Release

IPART has finalised its annual review of WaterNSW’s regulated charges for bulk water services to apply from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025.

Media Release

IPART has published its solar feed-in tariff benchmark ranges for 2024-25.

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