Network Planning Services
Background
Ergon Energy required assistance with network planning to meet deadlines for preparation of its five yearly regulatory submission to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).  Ergon Energy contracted Anser personnel to provide assistance.

Scope
The works included:
  • Preparation of area planning reports for the distribution network
  • Assessment of connection applications for customer load and solar PV generation connecting to the MV and SWER networks.
  • Connection studies for major customers.
  • Reliability modelling to determine whether proposed capital investments met the regulatory requirements.
 
Outcomes
Anser were able to meet Ergon's resourcing and skills shortage.  Anser provided these services and continues to provide personnel to Ergon Energy on various assignments.
Ergon Energy needed experienced personnel to assist them meet a regulatory milestone and resourcing shortfall.