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
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.
As part of 2004 review of electricity distribution pricing, outlines NSW DNSPs’ forecasts for growth in customer numbers, energy sales and maximum demand over the 2004 regulatory period.
IPART is currently reviewing domestic waste management (DWM) charges levied by NSW local councils.
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).