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Access Arrangement Period 2017-2022

On 2 October 2017 Western Power lodged its proposed access arrangement for Western Power's electricity network in the South West Network for the period 2017-2022.

The ERA invited submissions from interested parties on its issues paper and Western Power’s proposed access arrangement. The public consultation period closed on 11 December 2017. The submissions are published below.

The ERA will publish its draft decision on Western Power’s proposed revisions to its access arrangement for its Network on 17 April 2018.

Public submissions received in response to Western Power proposal and ERA Issues paper

Date  Documents File type
22-Dec-17 Mid West Development Commission Adobe PDF 1.8 MB
14-Dec-17 AGL Adobe PDF 630 kB
14-Dec-17 Alinta Energy Adobe PDF 436 kB
14-Dec-17 ATCO Australia Adobe PDF 3.4 MB
14-Dec-17 Australian Energy Council Adobe PDF 372 kB
14-Dec-17 Australian Energy Market Operator Adobe PDF 6 MB
14-Dec-17 Bluewaters Adobe PDF 567 kB
14-Dec-17 Carnegie Clean Energy Adobe PDF 181 kB
14-Dec-17 CdL Advisory Adobe PDF 656 kB
14-Dec-17 CEO, Shire of Northampton Adobe PDF 310 kB
14-Dec-17 Change Energy Adobe PDF 367 kB
14-Dec-17 Community Electricity Adobe PDF 116 kB
14-Dec-17 Emergent Energy Adobe PDF 238 kB
14-Dec-17 Energy Networks Australia Adobe PDF 98 kB
14-Dec-17 Kalbarri Development Association Adobe PDF 982 kB
14-Dec-17 Kleenheat Adobe PDF 2.5 MB
14-Dec-17 Mr Craig, Hosking Adobe PDF 4.5 MB
14-Dec-17 Mr Craig, Hosking - supporting submission Microsoft Excel 439 kB
14-Dec-17 Mr Errol, Haskell Adobe PDF 7 kB
14-Dec-17 Mr John, Laverack Adobe PDF 303 kB
14-Dec-17 Mr Noel, Schubert Adobe PDF 913 kB
14-Dec-17 Ms Peta, Crogan Adobe PDF 324 kB
14-Dec-17 Mr Stephen, Davidson - Submission 1 Adobe PDF 2.8 MB
14-Dec-17 Mr Stephen, Davidson - Submission 2 Adobe PDF 984 kB
14-Dec-17 Mr Stephen, Davidson - Submission 3 Adobe PDF 714 kB
14-Dec-17 Mr Stephen, Davidson - Submission 4 Adobe PDF 547 kB
14-Dec-17 Mr Stephen, Davidson - Submission 5 Adobe PDF 530 kB
14-Dec-17 Mr Stewart, Smith Adobe PDF 317 kB
18-Dec-17 Ms Margaret, Taylor Adobe PDF 5 kB
14-Dec-17 NewGen Neerabup Partnership Adobe PDF 5 MB
14-Dec-17 Newgen Power Kwinana Adobe PDF 361 kB
14-Dec-17 Perth Energy Adobe PDF 860 kB
14-Dec-17 RAC Adobe PDF 165 kB
14-Dec-17 Synergy - Submission 1 - TaRP Adobe PDF 764 kB
14-Dec-17 Synergy - Submission 2 - Standard ETAC Adobe PDF 851 kB
14-Dec-17 Synergy - Submission 3 - AQP Adobe PDF 1 MB
14-Dec-17 Synergy - Submission 4 - Required reference services Adobe PDF 1.3 MB
14-Dec-17 Synergy - Submission 5 - Price Control Adobe PDF 1.6 MB
14-Dec-17 Vector Ltd Adobe PDF 370 kB
14-Dec-17 WACOSS Adobe PDF 493 kB
18-Dec-17 WACOSS addendum Adobe PDF 499 kB
14-Dec-17 WALGA Adobe PDF 594 kB

Issues Paper

Date  Documents File type
14-Nov-17 Issues Paper Adobe PDF 1.7 MB

Proposed Access Arrangement and Access Arrangement Information

Date  Documents File type
06-Oct-17 Submission Letter Adobe PDF 550 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement and Appendices Adobe PDF 9 MB
06-Oct-17 Proposed revisions to Access Arrangement - Track Changes Adobe PDF 1.6 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information for the AA4 Period Adobe PDF 9 MB

Proposed Access Arrangement supporting information

Date  Documents File type
06-Oct-17 Appendix A - Electricity Transfer Access Contract - Track Changes Adobe PDF 1.4 MB
06-Oct-17 Appendix B - Applications and Queuing Policy - Track Changes Adobe PDF 1.7 MB
06-Oct-17 Appendix C.1 - Contributions Policy - Track Changes Adobe PDF 977 kB
06-Oct-17 Appendix C.2 - Distribution Low Voltage Connection Scheme Unit Rate Methodology - Track Changes Adobe PDF 591 kB
06-Oct-17 Appendix D - Transfer and Relocation Policy - Track Changes Adobe PDF 665 kB
06-Oct-17 Appendix E - Reference Services - Track Changes Adobe PDF 1 MB
06-Oct-17 Appendix F.1 - 2017-2018 Price List Adobe PDF 1 MB
06-Oct-17 Appendix F.2 - 2017-2018 Price List Information Adobe PDF 442 kB
06-Oct-17 Appendix F.3 - 2018-2019 Price List Adobe PDF 1.1 MB
06-Oct-17 Appendix F.4 - 2018-2019 Price List Information
Adobe PDF 2.4 kB

Proposed Access Arrangement information supporting information

Date  Documents File type
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Document Index Adobe PDF 327 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 1.3 - 2016-2017 Regulatory Financial Statements Adobe PDF 13 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 4.1 - Customer Insights Report Adobe PDF 12 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 5.1 - AA3 Capital Expenditure Report Adobe PDF 1 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 6.1 - Review of service standards methodology Adobe PDF 2.9 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 6.2 - Fitting Distributions for AA4 Service Standard KPI's - SSB and SST Adobe PDF 1.9 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 6.3 - Study into the feasibility of a microgrid at Kalbarri Adobe PDF 5.3 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 6.4 - Estimation of value of customer reliability for Western Power's Network Adobe PDF 1.4 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 7.1 - Cost and Revenue Allocation Method 2016/17 Adobe PDF 1.6 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 7.3 - Peak demand, energy and customer number forecasts Adobe PDF 534 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 7.3.3 - Energy and Customer Numbers Forecast 2016 Adobe PDF 1.4 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 7.3.5 - Energy and Customer Numbers Forecast 2017 Adobe PDF 1.2 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 7.4 - Wage price index and Consumer price index forecasts Adobe PDF 1.1 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 8.1 - AA4 Forecast Capital Expenditure Adobe PDF 11 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 9.1 - A Constructive Review of the ERA's Approach to the Market Risk Premium Adobe PDF 1.1 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 10.1 - AA4 Regulatory Revenue Model - PDF Summary Adobe PDF 641 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 10.2 - Regulated Asset Base, Tax Asset Base and Depreciation Adobe PDF 1 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 10.3 - Audit of Efficiency and Innovation Benchmark scale escalation drivers for the period 2011/12 to 2016/17 Adobe PDF 417 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 10.7 - Impact of Technical Rules changes on Western Power's expenditure for AA3 Adobe PDF 625 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 10.8 - Transmission Price Path Adobe PDF 790 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 11.1 - AA4 Tariff Reforms Adobe PDF 2.7 MB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 12.1 - Model ETAC for AA4 Change Summary Adobe PDF 812 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 12.3 - Applications and Queuing Policy Change Summary Adobe PDF 617 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 12.4 - Contributions Policy Change Summary Adobe PDF 746 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 12.5 - Distribution Low Voltage Connection Scheme Change Summary Adobe PDF 525 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Attachment 12.6 - Transfer and Relocation Change Summary Adobe PDF 883 kB
06-Oct-17 Access Arrangement Information - Pro Forma Forecast Statements Adobe PDF 716 kB

Additional supporting information

Date  Documents File type
14-Nov-17 Western Power Public Revenue Model Spreadsheet Microsoft Excel 1.5 MB
08-Nov-17 Western Power Regulatory Financial Statements - Years Ending 30 June 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Adobe PDF 1.3 MB
08-Nov-17 Western Power’s productivity performance – Benchmarking Report – Synergies Economic Consulting Adobe PDF 508 kB
08-Nov-17 Western Power’s productivity performance – Benchmarking Report Input Data Adobe PDF 13.6 MB