Greg Houston and Carol Osborne assisted New Zealand electricity lines and gas pipelines business, Powerco, in relation to the Commerce Commission’s review of its ‘input methodologies’ for setting price and revenue caps. In a report on the methodology for determining the regulatory WACC, we identified elements with the potential to improve the incentives on businesses for prudent and efficient decision-making. In a second, supplementary report, we responded to submissions by the Major Energy Users Group and Sustainable Electricity Association New Zealand. These reports can be found here and here.
IPART asked us to prepare a report explaining the interaction between the licence provisions applying to the NSW electricity distribution…Read more
We recently prepared a report for IPART that assesses options for modifying the regulatory framework to provide the NSW distribution…Read more
Project EnergyConnect (PEC) is the proposed new interconnector between NSW and South Australia that is being developed jointly by TransGrid…Read more
Although shareholder class actions have become an established part of the Australian legal landscape, almost all claims have settled prior…Read more
Greg Houston was asked by the Australian Government Solicitor, on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia, to present expert…Read more
Auckland Transport (AT) and NZ Bus fell into dispute in the context of negotiations in relation to the contract price…Read more