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Annual Report 2014/2015 Utilities Commission

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Title

Annual Report 2014/2015 Utilities Commission

Other title

Tabled paper 1571

Collection

Tabled Papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2015-11-19

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C01590

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/273186

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/799701

Page content

40 Overall, the Commission found an adequate level of compliance with the generation licence. The Commission also found a number of areas in which improvements would contribute greatly to increasing the level of compliance. The Commission recognised that Territory Generation inherited and will develop for its own purposes the core processes of Power and Waters business and governance management systems, and that another considerable part of the systems development process must be to formalise and standardise many mirror day-to-day activities and processes that were poorly (if at all) documented and therefore prone to misunderstanding and human error. Networks The network licence audit focused on key obligations relating to maintenance practices, network operation, coordination of voltage control facilities, maintenance forecasts and training of staff. The Commission examined eight key obligations contained in the licence and the SCTC. The audit findings are set out in Table 4. Table 4: Summary of network licence audit findings Item Audit finding Comment Establish and maintain a compliance process. Not compliant Corporate system GRACE currently does not provide granularity required. Lack of internal audit. No active internal compliance program for licence obligations or obligations arising from the Network Technical Code. Asset Maintenance in accordance with the Network Access Code and the Network Technical Code. Compliant Third-Party Access compliant with good electricity industry practice. Part compliant Access documentation does not capture assessment of all technical compliance obligations. Further coordination with System Control is required. Network Operation and maintenance practices consistent with good electricity industry practice. Compliant System Security advice to System Control. Compliant Voltage Control adequate reactive power resources are planned, installed and made available. Compliant Audit and testing of Reactive Power devices. Compliant


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