Wholesale Electricity Market introduction

Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM) courses are now offered in either virtual or in-person settings. Courses in Perth will be held in-person at AEMO's offices, and remain subject to any local physical distancing restrictions and/or gathering limits.

This course provides a high level overview of the Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM) in Western Australian (WA) and its mechanisms. No prior knowledge of the WEM is necessary to attend this course.

Course content
  • Basic introduction to the electricity sector.
  • Overview of the South West interconnected System.
  • Explanation of the market mechanisms:
    • Energy market
    • Reserve Capacity Mechanism
  • Overview of market participant interfaces.
  • Introduction to the market rules.
Learning outcomes:

Attendees will gain a high level overview of the Wholesale Electricity Market in Western Australia (WA) and its mechanisms.

Course dates:
Date
Time
Location
Status

8 June
2022

9:00am-12:30pm
(AWST)

Virtual
(formerly Perth)

Open for
enrolments

14 July
2022

9:00am-12:30pm
(AWST)

Perth

Opening
soon

11 August
2022

9:00am-12:30pm
(AWST)

Perth

Opening
soon

15 September
2022

9:00am-12:30pm
(AWST)

Virtual

Opening
soon

13 October
2022

9:00am-12:30pm
(AWST)

Perth

Opening
soon

10 November
2022

9:00am-12:30pm
(AWST)

Perth

Opening
soon

Cost:

The course is free to WEM participants.

Non-WEM participants: $150 (plus GST) per person

How to enrol
  • Visit the AEMO Learning Academy.
  • Click on the Catalogue button to view courses.
  • Add the education course to the Cart.
  • Create an individual log in.

For bulk enrolments (10 attendee or more), please contact wa@aemo.com.au.

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