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Reference material

We have pulled together a range of reading material which you might find helpful. We have broken this down by different topics so that you can quickly navigate and find information that is most relevant to what you are interested in learning more about.

Some of this information relates to the Australian Energy Regulator’s expectations on how we should engage with customers and stakeholders on the development of our expenditure plans, while other information is intended to:

  • provide you with further background and context on what we do
  • outcomes from our engagement activities
  • provide further context on Power and Water’s, Northern Territory Government’s, and industry’s views on how networks should plan for the future

Australian Energy Regulator (AER) process

Australian Energy Regulator (AER) Better Resets Handbook

This document, the Better Resets Handbook – Towards consumer centric network proposals (the Handbook), seeks to encourage networks to better engage and have consumer preferences drive the development of regulatory proposals.

Download PDF File (2.0 MB)

Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Essential Energy, TasNetworks, Evoenergy, and Power and Water – Network Resilience: 2022 Collaboration Paper on Network Resilience

Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Essential Energy, Evoenergy, TasNetworks, and Power and Water (NT) are pleased to provide you with the first of potentially several joint consultation papers.

Download PDF File (6.7 MB)

NSW/ACT/TAS/NT Electricity Distributors Summary report

On Wednesday 15 September 2021, a group of six distribution network service providers from NSW, the ACT, Tasmania and the Northern Territory hosted an online public forum on service classification.

Download PDF File (6.7 MB)

Power and Water corporate reports

Power and Water - Transmission Distribution Annual Planning Report - 2021

The report provides stakeholders with information on our network performance, demand forecasts, system limitations, and proposed projects.

Download PDF File (8.1 MB)

Power and Water - Annual Report 2020-2021

The objective of this report is to inform the NT Government, as the owner and sole shareholder of Power and Water Corporation, our stakeholders, our customers and our regulators.

Download PDF File (9.4 MB)

Power and Water 2021-22 Statement of Corporate Intent

This SCI sets out the nature and scope of the corporation’s business activities, goals, key strategies, risk management, capital investment plans and performance targets over the four-year period commencing 1 July
2021.

Download PDF File (1.8 MB)

Power and Water engagement documents and reports

Power and Water - Draft plan

This Draft Plan sets out our proposed plans for our upcoming 2024-29 regulatory period. Its purpose is to capture feedback from our customers and broader stakeholders on our plans before submitting our initial regulatory proposal to the AER.

Consultations on the Draft plan will close on 13 September 2022.

Download PDF File (11.6 MB)

People's Panel Summary Report 2022

Summary report from the second round of People's Panel sessions in March/April 2022 in response to participant questions, revisited customer values and discussed how these influenced customer preferences.

Download PDF File (5.8 MB)

Power and Water - November Future Network Forum

The Future Network Forum was held on Thursday 11 November 2021 at the Darwin Convention Centre and was attended by 78 representatives from key stakeholder cohorts and Power Water Corporation staff and management.

Download File (5.5 MB)

Power and Water - Future Network Forum presentation

The Future Network Forum presentation shown at the Future Network Forum on Thursday 11 November 2021 at the Darwin Convention Centre.

Download PDF File (4.3 MB)

People's Panel Summary Report 2021

Summary report from People's Panel sessions held in November 2021 to inform the development of the 2024-2029 Revenue Proposal for the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).

Download PDF File (2.6 MB)

Power and Water Community Engagement Report - Retailer Pricing Forum November 2021

This report provides a summary of the Retailer Pricing Forum (the Forum) which was held online on Tuesday 9 November 2021 as part of early engagement on the 2024-2029 AER Regulatory Proposal. The Forum was attended by 14 people including representatives from four retailers.

Download PDF File (837.9 KB)

Future Networks

Energy Networks Australia - A guide to climate change and its likely effects

This report presents the latest authoritative information on climate change and its
likely impacts on Australia’s electricity networks, including the transmission towers, substations, poles and wires.

Download PDF File (12.8 MB)

Optional reading

Included below, are some links to some interesting articles we have found on topics discussed during the November People’s Panel that you indicated you were interested in learning more about. Some of these articles contain some great facts and figures which might help inform your thinking on these topics. We are excited to meet with you and discuss further during our upcoming March and April People’s Panels.

Energy Consumers of Australia

Submission to the SA Government on accelerating the roll out of smart meters in South Australia

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Australia’s Energy Transition - A snapshot of the Changing Policy Landscape

The objective of this report is to present a common framework to describe the policies being discussed or implemented across all jurisdictions and the drivers for those policies.

Download PDF File (6.0 MB)

ABC News: Che Chorley - Sales of electric vehicles expected to surge in the NT in 2022 as prices, subsidies tipped to drive uptake

There are only 61 electric vehicles registered in the Northern Territory but a small and dedicated group of enthusiasts hopes to change that, with the backing of government.

Find out more

Time Magazine: Christina Bu - What Norway Can Teach the World About Switching to Electric Vehicles

Christina Bu, secretary general of the Norwegian Electric Vehicles Association, writes that strong demand-side policies can incentivize new-car buys to purchase electric vehicles.

Find out more