Implementation of the verified trust and accountability regulatory approach to small-scale networks
25 Oct 2021
The Commission is implementing a verified trust and accountability (VTA) regulatory approach to the way it regulates small-scale and off-grid water, sewerage and energy services in South Australia.
This new approach will formally begin 1 July 2022 after the implementation phase. During this implementation phase, the Commission will work with licensees to produce baseline data sets with which the Commission will categorise each licensee.
Category A licensees will be considered trusted to competently run their networks, with less prescriptive regulatory oversight. Category B licensees will be subject to a more tailored regulatory response.
The Commission has published a fact sheet explaining the methodology used to categorise licensees.