icon-electricity Electricity licence variations - Cowell Electric Supply

  • Project Released: 4 Apr 2018
  • Project Closes: Jul 2018
  • Contact: Julie Dixon

Overview

The Commission has received an application from Cowell Electric Supply Pty Ltd to vary its electricity distribution licence to remove the operation of a distribution network at Woomera.

Status

Current status is Final

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Final

On 18 July 2018, the Essential Services Commission (Commission) varied the electricity distribution licence held by Cowell Electric Supply Pty Ltd to remove the distribution network at Woomera.

The Commission assessed Cowell Electric Supply Pty Ltd’s application for a variation to its electricity distribution licence against the relevant provisions of the Electricity Act 1996 and the Essential Services Commission Act 2002 and determined that all relevant criteria under those Acts have been satisfied. 

Cowell Electric Supply Pty Ltd applied to the Commission to vary its electricity generation licence on 21 March 2018. The Commission undertook a round of public consultation in relation to the application and received no submissions from stakeholders.

A copy of the Cowell Electric Supply Pty Ltd licence may be accessed below.

 

Background

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.