Distribution loss factor calculation methodology

The National Electricity Rules advise that distribution loss factors must be determined by a Distribution Network Service Provider for all connection points on its distribution network either individually or collectively.

Distribution loss factors notionally describe the average energy losses for the applicable financial year for electricity transmitted on a distribution network between a distribution network connection point and a transmission network connection point or virtual transmission node.

Our Distribution Loss Factor Methodology (PDF 981.4 kb) outlines the method we apply to the calculation of customer Distribution Loss Factors and is published in accordance with Clauses 3.6.3 and 3.15.4 of the National Electricity Rules.