Since the disaggregation of the NSW electricity industry into generation, transmission, distribution and retail supply, IPART has regulated the non-contestable parts of the electricity retail market.
This paper reviews issues associated with price control, considers the alternative approaches available and provides some preliminary conclusions to assist stakeholders and promote discussion.
Electricity prices (ie transmission, distribution and retail prices for franchise customers), are currently determined by the Tribunal under s15 of the IPART Act.
On 16 June 1998, the Premier of New South Wales issued a special reference under section 12A of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal Act, 1992, instructing the Tribunal to report on the appropriate pricing of:a) government monopoly elec
It is widely accepted that the form of regulation applied to network service providers is a critical factor in determining the overall performance of the industry, and the level of benefits delivered to customers.