Distribution and Transmission Annual Planning Report

 This Distribution and Transmission Annual Planning Report (DTAPR) presents the results of Ausgrid’s annual planning review of both its distribution and transmission (dual function asset) network conducted since the publication of the previous DTAPR.

The objective of the report is to provide:

    •  transparency to Ausgrid’s decision making processes to assist non-network providers, other Network Service providers and connection applicants to make efficient investment decision
    •  information on Ausgrid’s distribution assets planning process, covering a minimum five year forward planning period
    •  results of Ausgrid’s annual planning review, asset condition and other limitations on the sub-transmission and distribution assets; and the potential credible solutions to address these limitations
    •  third parties the opportunity to offer alternative proposals to the identified network needs, including non-network solutions such as demand management or embedded generation
    •  timely indication of the planned commencement dates for projects that will be subject the Regulatory Investment Test for Distribution
    •  information on Ausgrid’s demand management activities and actions taken to promote non-network initiatives each year, and 
    •  descriptions of significant changes to identified network limitations and credible solutions.

DTAPR 2017 - Distribution and Transmission Annual Planning Report


As part of the updated DTAPR reporting requirements, the following associated data sheets and limitations template are provided.