Distribution Network Service Provider's Licence - New South Wales

Description

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

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $1500.00
Transfer Transfer $1500.00

Forms

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

Act(s) name

Electricity Supply Act 1995 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Supply (General) Regulation 2014 NSW

Administering agency

Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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 9290 8435
Email: ipart@ipart.nsw.gov.au