Power system operation procedures
Power system operation procedures are listed below.
Name Description Head Of Power Latest Update
This sets out the processes followed each year for the assessment and identification of Ancillary Services requirements as part of the Ancillary Services procurement process. Clauses 3.11.14, 3.11.15, 7B.1.2 1 July 2012
Commissioning and Testing
This sets out the requirements that System Management and Market Participants must follow when planning and conducting tests of a generating system to verify its output. Clause 3.21A.15 1 March 2014
This sets out the communication and control system requirements needed to support the dispatch process. Clause 2.35.4 1 July 2012
This sets out the process that System Management will follow in preparing and verifying the Generating Facility Output derived from System Management’s SCADA system and used to assess EGC facility MWh output data, Non-EGC MWh output data, and the operational System Load Estimate. Clauses 7.6A.7 and 7.7.9 1 November 2009
This sets out the processes that System Management and Market Participants must follow in order to meet the dispatch rules. Clauses 7.2.5, 7.6.13, 7.6A.2, 7.7.4A, 7.7.5A, 7.7.5C, 7.7.5B, 7.7.9, 7.9.19, 7.13.1(eD), 7.13.3, 7A.3.7, 7A.3.15, 7B.1.4 5 March 2014
This sets out the processes that System Management and Rule Participants must follow in planning for Facility outages. Clauses 3.18.21, 3.19.14, 3.21.12, 4.11.1(h) 7 April 2014
This provides a definition of the terms used in the Power System Operating Procedures. 29 September 2006
Monitoring and Reporting
The sets out the procedures System Management will implement to meet its obligation to monitor Rule Participants' compliance with Market Rules and the Power System Operating Procedures. Clause 2.15.4 1 July 2012
Medium Term PASA
This sets out the procedures System Management and Rule Participants must follow in the preparation and publishing of the Medium Term PASA. Clause 3.16.10 1 April 2009 This details System Management’s minimum requirements for the operational data points to be submitted by Market Generators for their generating units. Clause 2.35.4 6 February 2012 This details System Management’s minimum requirements for the operational data points to be provided by Market Participants for their networks, substations, and loads. Clause 2.35.4 1 August 2009
Power System Security
This sets out the security standards that must be maintained on the SWIS, and the processes for maintaining these standards while electricity is traded through the market. Clause 3.2.7 1 July 2012
Short Term PASA
This sets out the procedures that System Management and Market Participants must follow in the preparation of the Short Term PASA. Clause 3.17 1 April 2009
System Restart Overview
This document outlines the actions and response to a black system condition or a major supply disruption. 1 April 2008 IMS Procedure - System Management and Network Operator [123kB] This document outlines the process to be followed by Network Operators and AEMO to provide each other with information. 1 July 2016 Network Modelling Data [73kB] System Management's technical modelling information requirements for Networks. 1 July 2016
WEM procedure changes
AEMO develops and changes procedures that relate to market operation and other market matters, while System Management develops operational procedures pertaining to short and medium system planning, security and reliability, and dispatch.
The IMO is responsible for developing and changing procedures related to rule-making and compliance matters.