Productivity Commission releases electricity network regulation issues paper
The Productivity Commission has released an issues paper for its inquiry into electricity network regulation.
The inquiry was initiated by the Treasurer, Wayne Swan, in January this year to focus on benchmarking arrangements and the effectiveness of the application by network businesses of the current regulatory regime for the evaluation and development of interregional network capacity in the National Electricity Market (NEM).
The issues paper is available here. Initial submissions are required by 16 April 2012.