Network and Frequency Control Ancillary Service constraints in the NEM overview

This workshop explains how and why constraints are used to manage the power system, and the effect they may have on the market. The course is delivered over two days (in-person) or four half-days (virtual).

Course content:
  • Network and Frequency Control Ancillary Service (FCAS) constraints.
  • The network characteristics that determine constraints.
  • How constraints are derived and formulated.
  • The effect constraints have on dispatch outcomes.
  • Where to find out more about how particular constraints affect your organisation.
Learning outcomes:

Attendees of the course will gain a working-level understanding of constraints and their impact on the NEM.


$1,210 (plus GST) per person.

Course dates:







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How to enrol:
  • Visit the AEMO Learning Academy
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