Distribution Network Service Provider's Licence - New South Wales


You will need this licence 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.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


Remains in force until cancelled


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees will change depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.


Act(s) name

Electricity Supply Act 1995 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Electricity Supply (General) Regulation 2014 New South Wales

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.