Distribution Network Service Provider's Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a distribution network for supplying electricity on behalf of retailers. This licence will authorise you to supply electricity to retailers and registered participants under the National Electricity Law. Please note that a separate licence is required to act as a retail supplier of electricity.

There are currently three electricity distributors that are licensed distribution network services providers in NSW.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Provide any information required by the Agency; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

A licence remains in force until it is cancelled.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$1,500.00
TransferTransfer$1,500.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Distribution Network Service Provider's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal

Act(s) name

Electricity Supply Act 1995 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Supply (General) Regulation 2014 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Energy Networks
Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal


Operating address:
Level 8
1 Market Street
Sydney
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address:
PO Box Q290
QVB Post Office
New South Wales 1230

Phone:

02 92908435
ipart@ipart.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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