Standardised Models for Regulated Metering Services

Standardised Models for Regulated Metering Services

AU Energy Compliance
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is developing a standardised metering services model to use in the future across all jurisdictions. The AER intends to standardise the presentation of distributors’ metering expenditure for the AER’s assessment. The outcomes sought are: Better and more transparent presentation for consumers;Unified understanding amongst distributors; andMore time-efficient processing of proposals by the AER. Currently, the AER assesses each distributors proposal for metering models individually, including their CAPEX, OPEX, revenue and pricing models. The absence of a unified collation and presentation structure results in complexities for the AER, retailers and customers. Different models with varying levels of complexity and information content are a significant barrier for retailers and consumers who engage with distributors’ proposals. A unified model is sought to provide for greater engagement of consumers and…
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