In April 2017, the Australian Energy Market Commission released a draft rule determination that seeks to increase the transparency of network service provider decisions regarding investment in network assets. The draft rule has the effect of including network asset retirement and de-rating information in network service providers' annual planning reports. It also extends the current regulatory investment test framework to include replacement expenditure. The draft rule was made in response to a rule change request submitted by the Australian Energy Regulator and subsequent consultations.
AGL made this submission in response to the draft rule determination.