Power and Water Corporation has responsibility for planning, building and maintaining reliable electricity networks to transport electricity between electricity generators and electricity customers in the Northern Territory. The following diagram illustrates the different electricity distribution network services provided by our Power Services business unit.

Services provided by Power and Water are classified as either:

Standard Control Services

Standard network, connection and metering services associated with access to and supply of electricity to customers via the electricity network. Power and Water charges electricity retailers for the provision of standard control services to retailers’ customers. The standard control network tariffs charged by Power and Water are regulated by the Australian Energy Regulator in accordance with the Electricity Networks (Third Party Access) Code.

Alternative Control Services

Services that Power and Water undertakes for a network user that are not part of the standard service that Power and Water provides (termed Standard Control Services) and are not subject to effective competition. Alternative control services are either provided based on a schedule of charges or a quoted basis where the nature and scope of the service isn’t known in advance. Power and Water provides these services to network users on fair and reasonable terms

Excluded Network Services (Competition)

Services that Power and Water undertakes for a network user that are not part of the standard service that Power and Water provides (termed Standard Control Services) and are subject to effective competition. Power and Water provides these services to network users on fair and reasonable terms.

As the economic regulator, the AER sets the maximum amount of revenue Power and Water can recover from the provision of standard control services over a five-year regulatory period.

On 30 April 2019, the AER released its final decision on Power and Water’s electricity distribution determination for the 2019-24 regulatory control period.  You can view Power and Water’s original submission, the AER’s subsequent draft determination, Power and Water’s revised proposal and the AER's final decision on the AER website.

Power and Water’s approved tariff structures for the 2019-24 regulatory control period was approved by the AER as part of its final decision released on 30 April 2019.

Network tariffs

Standard Control Services

In accordance with the 2014 Network Price Determination, Power and Water submitted the 2018-19 Pricing Proposal to the Australian Energy Regulator for approval. The proposed 2018-19 Standard Control Network Tariffs were approved on 7 March 2018 as the maximum Standard Control Network Tariffs that Power and Water can charge.

Power and Water has also submitted modified 2018-19 Standard Control Network Tariffs to the Department of Treasury and Finance for approval, developed in accordance with the Ministerial Direction received from Power and Water’s Shareholding Minister.

On 14 June 2018, the modified 2018-19 Standard Control Service Network Tariffs were approved in accordance with the Ministerial Direction. These are the tariffs that will be implemented on 1 July 2018 for the 2018-19 financial year.
For a full list of these charges, refer to Power and Water's  Power Networks 2018-19 Standard Control Service Network Tariff

Alternative Control Services and Excluded Networks Services (Competition)

In addition to the provision of Standard Control Services, Power and Water also provides Alternative Control Services, and Excluded Network Services, which are subject to effective competition, to customers. The classification of these services is regulated by the Australian Energy Regulator but the charges are set by Power and Water in accordance with the Electricity Networks (Third Party Access) Code.

For a full list of these charges, refer to Power and Water’s Power Networks 2018-19 Alternative Control Services Charges.

For more information regarding Power and Water’s 2018-19 pricing proposal, refer to Power and Water’s Power Networks 2018-19 Standard Control Network Tariffs.

Standard Control Services

In accordance with the 2014 Network Price Determination, Power and Water submitted the 2017-18 Pricing Proposal to the Australian Energy Regulator for approval. The proposed 2017-18 Standard Control Network Tariffs were approved on 29 March 2017 as the maximum Standard Control Network Tariffs that Power and Water can charge.

Power and Water also submitted modified 2017-18 Standard Control Network Tariffs to the Department of Treasury and Finance for approval, developed in accordance with the Ministerial Direction received from Power and Water’s Shareholding Minister.

On 15 June 2017, the modified 2017-18 Standard Control Network Tariffs were approved in accordance with the Ministerial Direction. These are the tariffs that will be implemented on 1 July 2017 for the 2017-18 financial year.

For a full list of these charges, refer to Power and Water’s Power Networks 2017-18 Standard Control Network Tariffs.

Alternative Control Services and Excluded Networks Services (Competition)

In addition to the provision of Standard Control Services, Power and Water also provides Alternative Control Services, and Excluded Network Services, which are subject to effective competition, to customers. The classification of these services is regulated by the Australian Energy Regulator but the charges are set by Power and Water in accordance with the Electricity Networks (Third Party Access) Code.

For a full list of these charges, refer to Power and Water’s Power Networks 2017-18 Alternative Control Services Charges.

For more information regarding Power and Water’s 2017-18 pricing proposal, refer to Power and Water’s Power Networks 2017-18 Standard Control Network Tariffs

Standard Control Services

In accordance with the 2014 Network Price Determination, Power and Water submitted its 2016-17 Pricing Proposal to the Australian Energy Regulator in May 2016. The Australian Energy Regulator approved Power and Waters’ proposed 2016-17 Standard Control Network Tariffs on 27 May 2016 as the maximum Standard Control Network Tariffs that Power and Water Corporation can charge.

Power and Water Corporation also submitted modified 2016-17 Standard Control Network Tariffs to the Department of Treasury and Finance that were developed in accordance with the Ministerial Direction received from Power and Water Corporation’s Shareholding Minister.

For Power Networks’ 2016-17 tariffs, refer to the 2016-17 Standard Control Network Tariffs.

Alternative Control Services and Excluded Networks Services (Competition)

In addition to the provision of Standard Control Services, Power and Water also provides alternative control services, and excluded network services, which are subject to effective competition, to customers. The classification of these services is regulated by the Australian Energy Regulator  but the charges are set by Power and Water in accordance with the Electricity Networks (Third Party Access) Code.