This document sets out preliminary views of Sydney Water’s access undertaking for its water network services. The undertaking is high quality. However we have some concerns. Appendix B lists recommended amendments. Submissions are welcomed.
Sets out the Tribunal’s calculations used to develop the regulated retail price controls (R values) for each year of the determination.
IPART conducted a survey of residential water, electricity and gas consumers in the Sydney metropolitan, Blue Mountains and Illawarra areas. We obtained matching consumption data from the utilities for 2,192 households.
This spreadsheet provides additional information on the key assumptions Frontier Economics used to determine the LRMC based estimate, a market-based estimate of retailers’ energy purchase costs, and the cost of complying with ‘green’ energy scheme
The Consumption Comparator is a simple tool that allows you to compare your household's annual electricity, gas and/or water consumption with other households'.
This spreadsheet contains a generic version of our current retail pricing model (R-model) for setting regulating prices.
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.