On 21 December 2017, ARTC applied to the ACCC to vary its 2011 Hunter Valley Access Undertaking. The variation seeks to change a number of provisions in the undertaking, including:
- incorporating path based pricing
- allocating incremental capital costs on the basis of contracted capacity
- applying a dual ceiling limit.
ARTC's application and its supporting materials are available below.
On 16 January 2018, the ACCC published a consultation paper inviting submissions on ARTC's proposed variation. Submissions were due by 13 February 2018.
On 28 June 2018, the ACCC issued a Draft Decision on ARTC's application to vary its 2011 Hunter Valley Access Undertaking, and invited submissions on the Draft Decision. Submissions are due by 27 July 2018.