Experience with Regulatory Investment Tests for Electricity Network Augmentation At A Glance

Capabilities and Services

NERA has been involved with the application of regulatory investment tests to electricity network assets in Australia since 1998. Over this time we have developed a detailed understanding and expertise in the application of the Australian Energy Regulator's (AER) "regulatory test" as well as the regulatory investment test for transmission (RIT-T).

NERA has assisted network businesses in the following areas:

  • Practical application of the RIT-T and the regulatory test (for both transmission and distribution businesses).
  • Involvement throughout the RIT-T development process, including support during the AER's consultation on the RIT-T and the accompanying guidelines.
  • Preparation of internal manuals and facilitation of workshops covering both the process and quantification requirements of the RIT-T.

Our in-depth practical experience makes us exceptionally well placed to provide advice across all aspects of the regulatory investments tests, including the new regulatory invesment test for distribution (RIT-D).