Off-grid energy networks regulatory performance report 2019-20

05 Feb 2021

The Commission has released a report which outlines the performance of off-grid energy networks for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020:

  • Unplanned electricity supply interruptions reduced from 145 in 2018-19 to 93 in 2019-20.  Cowell Electric Supply Pty Ltd continued a downward trend in unplanned interruptions, reducing its unplanned interruptions by 39 percent, from 112 in 2018-19 to 68 in 2019-20.
  • The Commission has taken compliance action in relation to the District Council of Coober Pedy’s (DCCP) compliance with its electricity licence, legislation and codes. The Commission’s full report, Compliance review – District Council of Coober Pedy Report – Water and Electricity (January 2021).
  • For reticulated liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) licensees, disconnections for non-payment decreased from 24 in 2018-19 to 20 in 2019-20.
  • There were three unplanned supply interruptions reported for LPG customers in 2019-20.