icon-electricity Electricity licence variations - Cowell Electric Supply

  • Project Released: 09 Mar 2016
  • Project Closes: 11 Apr 2016
  • Contact: Julie Dixon

Overview

The Commission has received an application from Cowell Electric Supply Pty Ltd (Cowell Electric) for an electricity generation licence and variations to its retail and distribution licences. Cowell Electric has been successful in obtaining a Government contract to operate generation plants and distribution networks in various remote communities.

Status

Current status is Final

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Final

On 8 March 2016, Cowell Electric Supply Pty Ltd (Cowell Electric) applied to the Commission for an electricity generation licence and variations to its retail and distribution licences.

The Commission undertook a round of public consultation in relation to the application and received no submissions from stakeholders.

The Commission has assessed the application against the relevant provisions of the Electricity Act 1996 and the Essential Services Commission Act 2002 (as they apply to the Commission's role as an economic regulator of the South Australian electricity industry) and determined that all relevant criteria have been satisfied.

The electricity generation licence and variations to its retail and distribution licences were issued to Cowell Electric on 31 March 2016.