Our Revenue Proposal outlines forecast revenue requirements to provide an efficient, safe and reliable transmission service. Our contribution to electricity bills reduced by a third from 1 July 2017. As Powerlink comprises 8% of the total cost of the residential electricity bill, this represents an annual saving of between $23 and $38 for the average Queensland household.

Powerlink submits its Revenue Proposal to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) every five years. The AER is responsible for the economic regulation of prescribed revenue received by transmission network service providers (TNSPs) under chapter 6A of the National Electricity Rules. Powerlink’s Revenue Proposal outlines its forecast revenue requirements to provide an efficient, safe and reliable transmission service. The AER assesses this proposal before setting Powerlink’s Maximum Allowable Revenue (MAR) for the following five-year regulatory period. 

2017/18 – 2021/22 Regulatory Period

On 28 April 2017, the AER released its Final Decision for the 2017/18 - 2021/22 regulatory period. You can view the AER Final Decision and an Overview sheet by clicking on the links below: 

2018-22 Australian Energy Regulator Final Decision

 


This is the final step in a process that is outlined on the AER’s website and below. More information relating to this process is available in the following information sheets:

Throughout this process, Powerlink engaged with stakeholders to ensure their views and concerns informed decision-making. To find out more about Powerlink’s stakeholder engagement activities, visit the Stakeholder Engagement page.


Information related to previous steps in this process are shown in the table below:

Revenue Proposal Activity

Date

2018-22 Australian Energy Regulator Final Decision

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

2012/13 – 2016/17 Regulatory Period

The AER published its final Transmission Determination for Powerlink in April 2012 for the period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2017. The Final Determination and other related documents, including Powerlink’s Revenue Proposal and Revised Revenue Proposal are available from the AER website.