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Annual Report 2014/2015 Utilities Commission



Annual Report 2014/2015 Utilities Commission

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36 The following Codes developed by Power and Water and approved by the Commission are in effect: Water Metering Code, approved by the Commission in July 2006, which sets out the arrangements and conditions for installing, testing, verifying and replacing meters owned by the licensee and that must be in accordance with guidelines published by the National Standards Commission (now the National Measurement Institute). Trade Waste Code, approved by the Commission in December 2001, which sets out the conditions on which the licensee will approve trade waste discharged into the licensees sewerage services infrastructure. Compliance Reporting in 2014-15 Annual Licence Returns Power and Water, Territory Generation, Jacana Energy, QEnergy, Rimfire and ERM lodged returns with respect to the 2014-15 financial year for their respective licensed areas of operation. For those entities for which activities in the regulated industries are more limited, licence returns are not required to contain the same level of detail as those required from standard licence holders. The following electricity licensees also lodged returns with respect to the 2014-15 financial year for their licensed areas of operation: EDL; Central Energy Power Pty Ltd; Cosmo Power Pty Ltd; Energy Resources of Australia Ltd; Landfill Management Services Pty Ltd; GEMCO; Uterne Power Plant Pty Ltd; and TKLN Solar Pty Ltd. No substantive issues arose as a consequence of the 2014-15 licence returns. Compliance Audits Licensed entities are required to undertake compliance audits when requested by the Commission as a condition of licence. In 2014-15, following the 12 March 2014 System Black incident in the Darwin-Katherine power system, the Commission undertook a technical audit of Power and Water and Territory Generations compliance against their respective system control, networks and generation licences.

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