Electricity


Price Direction for the Supply of Electricity to Small Customers in the ACT from 1 July 2014

Release of Final Report and Price Direction: Standing Offer Prices for the Supply of Electricity to Small Customers from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017

On 13 June 2014 the Commission released its final report and price direction for retail electricity prices from 1 July 2014.

A copy of the final report, price direction, statement of reasons, statement of methodology, part 4C review notice and media release are available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 5 of 2014: Price Direction - Standing offer prices for the supply of electricity to small customers from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017 (June 2014)PDF606 kB13/06/2014
Report 4 of 2014: Final Report - Standing offer prices for the supply of electricity to small customers from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017 (June 2014)PDF2 MB13/06/2014
Statement of Reasons (June 2014)PDF163 kB13/06/2014
Statement of Methodology (June 2014)PDF145 kB13/06/2014
Part 4C Review Notice (June 2014)PDF128 kB13/06/2014
Media Release - Final Report and Price Direction - Standing Offer Prices for the Supply of Electricity to Small Customers 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017 (13 June 2014)PDF180 kB13/06/2014

Release of Draft Report and Proposed Price Direction: Standing Offer Prices for the Supply of Electricity to Small Customers from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017

On 14 February 2014 the Commission released a draft report and proposed price direction for retail electricity prices from 1 July 2014. A copy of the Terms of Reference is available on the ACT Legislation Register at:

A copy of the draft report, proposed price direction, proposed statement of reasons, media release and submissions received are available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Report 1 of 2014: Draft Report - Standing offer prices for the supply of electricity to small customers from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017 (February 2014)PDF2 MB14/02/2014
Report 2 of 2014: Proposed Price Direction - Standing offer prices for the supply of electricity to small customers from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017 (February 2014)PDF329 kB14/02/2014
Proposed Statement of ReasonsPDF239 kB14/02/2014
Media Release - Draft Report and Proposed Price Direction - Standing Offer Prices for the Supply of Electricity to Small Customers 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2017 (14 February 2014)PDF208 kB14/02/2014

The Commission sought comment in the form of submissions from interested parties on the draft report and proposed price direction.  The closing date for submissions was Friday, 28 March 2014.

Background to the Price Direction

On 20 September 2013, the Treasurer Andrew Barr MLA referred a price direction for the supply of electricity to franchise customers for the period commencing 1 July 2014.  A copy of the Terms of Reference is available on the ACT Legislation Register at:

On 4 October 2013, the Commission released an Issues Paper as the first step in conducting an investigation to determine retail franchise tariffs that will apply in the ACT from 1 July 2014.

A copy of the Issues Paper, accompanying Media Release and submissions received for both the Issues Paper and Draft Report are available below:

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Media Release - Issues Paper - Retail Prices for Franchise Electricity Customers from 1 July 2014 (4 October 2013)PDF334 kB04/10/2013
Report 9 of 2013: Issues Paper - Retail Prices for Franchise Electricity Customers from 1 July 2014 (October 2013)PDF596 kB04/10/2013

Submissions (Issues Paper)

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Submission 1 (8 October 2013) J WyderPDF183 kB09/10/2013
Submission 2 (15 November 2013) AGL Energy LimitedPDF153 kB15/11/2013
Submission 3 (15 November 2013) ESAAPDF95 kB18/11/2013
Submission 4 (15 November 2013) EnergyAustraliaPDF297 kB18/11/2013
Submission 5 (15 November 2013) ActewAGLPDF608 kB18/11/2013
Submission 6 (20 November 2013) ACAT-EWPDF2 MB20/11/2013
Submission 7 (21 November 2013) Origin EnergyPDF2 MB21/11/2013
Submission 8 (28 November 2013) ACT GovernmentPDF256 kB28/11/2013

Submissions (Draft Report)

( Document Name Type Size Published date )
Submission 9 (26 March 2014) ACT GovernmentPDF505 kB31/03/2014
Submission 10 (28 March 2014) AGL Energy LimitedPDF146 kB31/03/2014
Submission 11 (28 March 2014) ActewAGL RetailPDF563 kB31/03/2014
Submission 12 (28 March 2014) EnergyAustraliaPDF230 kB31/03/2014
Submission 13 (28 March 2014) Origin EnergyPDF120 kB31/03/2014