Retail Electricity Market Procedures October 2021 Consultation

Market National Electricity Market
StageFirst Stage
ConvenorAEMO NEM
Accepting submissions?Yes
Submissions close15/11/2021

Process stage

  • Initial Notice
    8 October 2021
  • Closing Date for Submissions
    15 November 2021
  • Publication of Draft Determination
    6 December 2021
  • Closing Date for Submissions
    21 December 2021
  • Publication of Final Determination
    31 January 2022
  • Effective Date of Changes
    1 May 2022

AEMO is conducting a consultation on the proposed amendments to various Electricity Retail Market Procedures as a result of issues raised in relation to procedures and guides by industry proponents and AEMO. 


This consultation is being conducted as per the Rules consultation requirements detailed in clause 8.9 of the Rules. Any queries should be directed to AEMO's NEM Retail Procedures Consultation email address,


Matter under consultation 


First stage consultation documents 

AEMO invites comments on the proposed changes contained within the Notice of First Stage of Consultation and Issues Paper. Submissions should be forwarded to AEMO by 5:00pm (Melbourne time) on Monday, 15 November 2021.

Submissions must be made using the response template linked below and sent to

Procedures may be made available in .rtf file formats on request. A summary of the proposed changes is available below:

Procedure documents

Procedure Type of change Change proposal


B2B E-Hub Participant Accreditation and Revocation Process (B2B Process)


CIP_045 B2B Accreditation Procedure Clarification

MSATS Procedures: Consumer Administration and Transfer Solution Procedure Principles and Obligation (CATS Procedure)





CIP_050 NREG and GENERATR NMI Classifications


Versions 4.921-5.0 to be consolidated into version 5.1

MSATS Procedures: Procedure for the Management of Wholesale, Interconnector, Generator and Sample NMIS (WIGS Procedure)


Versions 4.921-5.0 to be consolidated into version 5.1

Meter Data File Format (MDFF) Specification NEM12 & NEM13 (MDFF Specification)


CIP_042 Reason Codes

Metrology Procedure: Part A (Metrology Procedure Part A)




CIP_046 Clarification of Metrology Part A Clause 12.5

CIP_048 Reference to AS60044


Versions 7.01-7.31 to be consolidated into version 7.4

Metrology Procedure: Part B (Metrology Procedure Part B)


Versions 7.021-7.21 consolidated into version 7.3

MSATS Procedures: MDM Procedures (MDM Procedures)


Versions 4.1-4.2 to be consolidated into version 4.3

NEM RoLR Processes Part A and Part B (RoLR Processes)


Versions 1.4-2.2 to be consolidated into version 2.3

Retail Electricity Market Procedures – Glossary and Framework (Glossary and Framework)


Versions 3.31-3.4.1 to be consolidated into version 3.5

Standing Data for MSATS (Standing Data document)




CIP_049 Controlled Load Enumerations


CIP_053 GPS Coordinates Minimum Requirements


Connection configuration clarification

Versions 4.52-5.1 to be consolidated into version 5.11

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