Market Review: Open

Overview

The Reliability Panel’s Annual market performance review provides observations and commentary on the security, reliability and safety of the national electricity market. It compiles information collected from a number of sources including the Australian Energy Market Operator, the Australian Energy Regulator, jurisdictional regulators and market participants.
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The Reliability Panel’s Annual market performance review provides observations and commentary on the security, reliability and safety of the national electricity market. It compiles information collected from a number of sources including the Australian Energy Market Operator, the Australian Energy Regulator, jurisdictional regulators and market participants.

The review is designed to:

  • provide stakeholders with consolidated information and expert commentary about the performance of the power system and market in a single publication 
  • highlight emerging trends to help inform the policy and investment decisions of governments, policy makers, market institutions and market participants  
  • identify options to improve the frameworks or mechanisms used to deliver reliability, security and safety.

The Reliability Panel undertakes this review each financial year in accordance with the National Electricity Rules and terms of reference from the AEMC.

Initiation

On 21 November 2019 the Reliability Panel initiated its 14th annual review of the performance of the national electricity market.

We welcome comments on our approach and issues to be considered by the Panel in the 2018-19 review, as set out in the information sheet below. Comments can be provided by contacting Jessie Foran on jessie.foran@aemc.gov.au by 21 December 2019.

The Panel is required to publish its final report on the review by 30 June 2020 at the latest. 

The Reliability Panel

The Reliability Panel's core functions relate to the security, reliability and safety of the national electricity system. The focus of the Panel's work is on determining standards and guidelines which are part of the framework for maintaining a secure and reliable power system. 

The Panel is chaired by AEMC Commissioner, Charles Popple. Its members are broadly representative of all stakeholders interested in the operation of the power system and the electricity market including consumer groups, generators, network service providers, retailers and the power system and market operator, AEMO.
 

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