Supply scarcity procedures consultation

Market National Electricity Market
StageFinal Report
ConvenorAEMO NEM
Accepting submissions?No

AEMO has completed its consultation on the procedures that sets out AEMO's approach to determining its choice of supply scarcity mechanism. A supply scarcity mechanism refers to any of the following:

  • Exercising the RERT
  • Issuing a direction in accordance with clause 4.8.9 of the NER
  • Issuing a clause 4.8.9 instruction

This consultation was conducted under clauses 3.8.14A and 11.129.2 of the National Electricity Rules (NER), in accordance with the Rules consultation requirements detailed in rule 8.9 of the NER.

The supply scarcity procedures are provided as an appendix to AEMO’s Short Term Reserve Management Procedure (SO OP 3703). The procedures are also attached to the final report.

Consultation timeline

Process Indicative date Status
First notice of consultation published 21 Jan 2021 Complete
Closing date for submissions in response to this Notice 1 Mar 2021 Complete
Publication of Draft Report and Determination 18 Mar 2021 Complete
Closing date for submissions in response to the Draft Report 2 Apr 2021 Complete
Publication of Final Report and Determination 3 May 2021 Complete
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