The Minister for Energy has requested the Public Utilities Office to undertake a comprehensive work program to improve the operation of the Wholesale Electricity Market to:
While the Public Utilities Office will manage the work program, the Australian Energy Market Operator will be an integral participant and will lead certain technical and operational aspects of the reforms.
The Public Utilities Office has prepared an overview of the work program that includes the objectives and process for each initiative, timeline of deliverables and opportunities for stakeholder input and involvement.
The work program is being overseen by a Wholesale Electricity Market reform coordination committee, established by the Public Utilities Office and comprised of the Executive Director - Public Utilities Office, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director - Australian Energy Market Operator, the Rule Change Panel Executive Officer and an Office of the Minister for Energy representative.
Further information on the Committee Terms of Reference and stakeholder engagement arrangements is available here.
Industry consultation on the reform program will occur through the:
Stakeholders must register their interest in attending the forum by 2.00 pm on 17 September 2018 to allow venue capacity to be confirmed. Please register your interest here.
All enquiries on the Wholesale Electricity Market reform work program should be directed to Mr Matthew Martin, Director, Wholesale Energy Markets, Public Utilities Office on (08) 6551 4640 or [email protected].
Last reviewed: 04 September 2018