AEMO is pleased to release the 2017 Electricity Forecasting Insights
10 Aug 2017
In an Australian first, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and South Australia’s Hornsdale Stage 2 Wind Farm (Hornsdale Stage 2) are collaborating to trial whether a wind farm can provide important power system stability services.30 Jun 2017
The uptake in distributed solar generation and use of energy efficient appliances will keep grid-supplied electricity consumption stable for the next 20 years despite a projected 30 per cent increase in population and assumed average growth in the Australian economy, according to the recently released electricity forecast update from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).15 Jun 2017
In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.15 Jun 2017
The uptake of rooftop solar continues to impact operational and peak demand, accelerating a paradigm shift for the energy industry, according to an Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) analysis.15 Jun 2017
A coordinated, long term and holistic planning approach is needed to ensure Victoria’s aging power system meets the reliability challenges of the changing generation mix as it transitions to a low carbon future, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) 2017 Victorian Annual Planning Review (VAPR).
AEMO's Annual Report covers our financial and operational performance during the financial year.
30 Jun 2017
AEMO provides the 2017 Electricity Forecasting Insights as independent electricity consumption and maximum and minimum demand forecasts over a 20-year outlook period (to 2036–37) for the National Electricity Market (NEM) and each of the five NEM regions: New South Wales (including Australian Capital Territory), Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, and Victoria.15 Jun 2017
AEMO has published the 2017 WEM ESOO which considers how the uptake of rooftop solar continues to impact operational and peak demand, accelerating a paradigm shift for the energy industry.15 Jun 2017
AEMO has published the 2017 VAPR which considers the adequacy of the Victorian power system to efficiently meet future reliability and security needs as we transition to a low carbon future.28 Apr 2017Project Specification Consultation Report for the Western Victoria Renewable Integration Regulatory Investment Test for Transmission
AEMO is currently conducting a RIT-T to assess if network or non-network solutions in the Western Victoria area, to facilitate the connection of additional renewable energy sources, will return positive net market benefits.28 Mar 2017
AEMO has engaged independent expert Manitoba HVDC Research Centre to review our modelling for the SA Black System final report. Specifically, they reviewed the chain of events that led to the Black System, the performance of our restoration process and performance of system and market operations during the market suspension as well as our post event recommendations. Their independent review of our report is available here.