This Discussion Paper outlines IPART’s proposed approach to setting prices for wholesale water and sewerage services for Sydney Water and Hunter Water.
In this review IPART will review the price structures for the water and sewerage services provided by Sydney Water, Hunter Water, Gosford City Council and Wyong Shire Council
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.
This discussion paper investigates alternatives for the incorporation of company tax in price determinations.
This paper provides our stakeholders an opportunity to engage with us on proposed modifications to the financeability test.
This discussion paper reviews customer engagement approaches used by regulators and regulated businesses drawn from previous research undertaken by CEPA and IPART workshops with stakeholders.
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 Discussion Paper puts forward proposed improvements to our framework to encourage innovation among the water businesses.
This paper reviews issues associated with price control, considers the alternative approaches available and provides some preliminary conclusions to assist stakeholders and promote discussion.
This Discussion Paper puts forward our preliminary views on how our framework could help to lift the performance of the water sector. It picks up on three key themes: accountability, incentives and co-ordination.
IPART has been asked by the NSW Government to look into ways that the billing of bulk water charges might be better matched to business cash flows and methods of determining the Government cost share for bulk water charges in NSW that will be dete
The Utility Regulators Forum has released the attached discussion paper on nationally consistent pricing principles for comment. The closing date for submissions is Friday 29th July 2005
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), in accordance with its responsibilities under the National Electricity Code (the Code), is currently conducting an inquiry into the appropriate revenue cap to be applied to the non-contest
This determination is no longer in effect. Customer contributions towards the costs of augmentation of a distribution system are now regulated by the AER.
This determination is no longer in effect. Customer contributions towards the costs of augmentation of a distribution system are now regulated by the AER
The public roundtable discussion will focus on asking stakeholders for further advice, information and evidence on the key issues outlined in this Discussion Paper.
IPART has a role in arbitrating disputes over third party access to public infrastructure assets in NSW.
Electricity prices (ie transmission, distribution and retail prices for franchise customers), are currently determined by the Tribunal under s15 of the IPART Act.
As part of 2004 electricity distribution pricing review, discusses the inclining block tariff structure, and how introducing such a structure for distribution network prices might help manage demand for electricity and reduce network costs.