Capital expenditure on Northern Ireland electricity network

NIAER consultation (22 pages, Microsoft Word) on the capital expenditure requirements to be included in NIE's electricity transmission and distribution price control for 2007-2012. There is an 8 per cent gap between NIE's forecast expenditure and a number produced for NIAER by its consultants Mott MacDonald. The document also outlines the incentive scheme announced in the December 2005 document, which seeks to reward "labour productivity" and "procurement of materials and services" efficiency improvements by NIE (underspending that cannot be argued to result from efficiency would be immediately passed through to the regulatory capital value). Responses by Monday 3 July 2006.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under Electricity, Ofreg, Price controls.

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