The Tribunal is conducting a review of pricing for the electricity distribution network services of New South Wales. The review was referred to IPART by the Premier, under section 12A of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Act 1992 (“the IPART Act”).

As part of the review process, the Tribunal is distributing this discussion paper. Its purpose is to identify significant issues relating to the rate of return used in determining maximum allowable revenue for the network businesses covered by the review and to indicate Tribunal’s preliminary views on some of these issues.