Planning and forecasting
AEMO provides planning and forecasting information to support efficient decision-making and long-term investment in Western Australia's electricity and natural gas markets and infrastructure services. This information is used to support industry and government to make informed decisions for the long-term benefit of consumers.
To accompany planning and forecasting reports, AEMO produces interactive maps, graphs, and data that provide essential information and insights to government, investors, and stakeholders to enable competitive markets, efficient investment, and network planning.
These major reports are developed for the Western Australian electricity market.
Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM) Electricity Statement of Opportunities
The WEM Electricity Statement of Opportunities (ESOO) is prepared annually and provides forecasts and analysis of peak demand and energy use in the South West interconnected system (SWIS) for the next 10 years. These forecasts are used to determine the Reserve Capacity Requirement for the following certification period.