This model calculates the import parity price used in IPART’s draft report. To use this model, the regional setting on your computer must be English (Australia) and ‘Excel Macro’ must be enabled.
This workbook contains the detailed results of the regression analysis of water usage data from the 2015 household survey. The regression analysis was conducted on our behalf by Frontier Economics.
This database is Part B of the new format to provide the performance indicator data we collect on the public water utilities that we regulate.
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.
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.