This Discussion Paper outlines IPART’s proposed approach to setting prices for wholesale water and sewerage services for Sydney Water and Hunter Water.
The Government has requested that the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal investigate and report on a maximum price for wholesale ethanol in accordance with this Draft Terms of Reference
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
The Premier has asked the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to undertake an inquiry into what role Demand Management should play in providing the State’s energy services.
Discusses the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)—a key factor in determining regulated utilities’ return on assets for the purposes of setting prices. Outlines current position in NSW and other jurisdictions.
The Electricity Supply Act I995 sets out arrangements for determining regulated retail tariffsfor small retail customers (less than 160 MWh per annum).
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.