Final Report for IPART's review of the regulatory framework for setting of rates and charges for Local Government services in NSW.
IPART uses a real rate of return in setting prices to cover a utility's costs. This requires the conversion of a nominal cost of capital to a real cost of capital by adjusting for expected inflation.
Fact Sheet based on Determination and Final Report for the Review of prices for water and sewerage service provided by Council Energy in the Broken Hill area.
In making price determinations, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART) has usually examined the indicative credit rating of the utility using various cash flow measures.