Time for a new broom, new pricing and law-abiding tribunal at Sydney Water

“The lawyer I respect most, a blind man on a galloping horse, can read every IPART report and conclude none of the tribunal members have read these sections or, if they have, have chosen to ignore them”. Pricing of NSW government water, transport and energy monopolies has failed. “Once we allow ourselves to be disobedient […]

Why private residential water recycling has stalled in Sydney

According to some critics, the statutory pricing structure around recycling is shutting out innovation. Sydney Water argues it needs to maintain commercial viability to meets its requirements to supply low cost water for all. Who’s right?

Draft nsw solar feed-in tariffs double

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has today released a draft benchmark range for voluntary solar feed-in tariffs for 2017-18 of 11.6 to 14.6 cents per kilowatt hour (c/kWh). Electricity retailers in NSW set their own feed-in tariffs, with IPART providing a benchmark range each year as a guide for retailers and solar customers […]