AEPC_2018_03 Communication and control systems

Market Wholesale Electricity Market (WA)
StageFinal Report
ConvenorAEMO WEM
Accepting submissions?No

Wholesale Electricity Market Rules – Clause 2.10

Date of Notice: 20 April 2018

This notice informs all Rule Participants and interested parties (Consulted Persons) that AEMO has published a Procedure Change Proposal in respect of the revised Power System Operating Procedure: Communications and Control Systems and is conducting a consultation process in respect of this proposal.

This consultation is being carried out in accordance with the Procedure Change Process detailed in clause 2.10 of the Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM) Rules.

Matter under Consultation

The matters are related to clauses 2.35.4 and 2.36A.5 of the WEM Rules which require AEMO to document:

a) The communications and control system requirements necessary to support the dispatch process described in the WEM Rules and the Power System Operation Procedures.

b) the communications and control system requirements necessary to enable AEMO to remotely monitor the performance of a Network.

Further details are provided in the Procedure Change Proposal and the proposed Power System Operating Procedure published with this notice.

The Consultation Process

The consultation process for this Procedure Change Proposal has been extended. Following the initial consultation period, matters were raised resulting in amendments to the Procedure. AEMO considers it prudent to allow stakeholders to review and comment on the amended Procedure. The original closing date for the extended consultation period is 29 May 2019.

The consultation process is outlined below. Dates in italics are indicative only and subject to change.

Process Stage


Procedure Change Proposal published 20 April 2018

Initial close of submissions on Procedure Change

21 May 2018 

Submissions due on Procedure Change Proposal following this extension

29  May 2019 

Publication of the Procedure Change Report

14 June 2019           

Proposed commencement of the revised Market Procedure 1 July 2019

Original Procedure Change Proposal Documents

Submissions to first round of consultation

Notice of Extension Documents

Submissions to second round of consultation

No submissions received.

Procedure Change Report Documents

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