Transmission authority - Queensland

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to become a transmission entity that operates a transmission grid (high voltage electricity lines) and / or connects a transmission grid to another transmission grid.

A transmission entity is a person who holds a transmission authority.

As a transmission entity, you will be required to comply with the conditions stated in the Act.

Service type

Licence

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

Expiry

The expiry date usually reflects the economic life of the transmission grid

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1760.00 -
Apply Licence All $18977.00 Annual fee
Transfer Transfer All $163.30 -

Application process

Apply

In deciding whether to issue an authority or special approval, the Act requires the Regulator to consider a set of clearly defined criteria and, in most cases, to conduct a public consultation process about the application.

Approval time

Due to public consultation requirements and the high volume of applications we receive, it may take at least 4 months until you are advised of an outcome.

Additional information

Breach of the Authority will result in cancellation of the Authority or other disciplinary action.

Administering agency

Department of Energy and Public Works

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Energy Regulation

Department of Energy and Public Works

Phone: 13 43 87
Email: energyregulation@dnrme.qld.gov.au
Website: Energy (Opens in new window)