HoustonKemp provided an independent report in relation to the first formal dispute of a regulatory investment test outcome. The review related to SA Power Network’s RIT-D assessment of the Kangaroo Island submarine cable. We were asked by the AER to consider whether the RIT-D had been applied in accordance with the regulatory framework and, if not, whether this is likely to have materially affected the outcome. Our report has been published by the AER is and available here.
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