NEM Metering for business & residential

Yurika’s metering business is registered by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) as a Metering Coordinator (MC) and accredited to provide Metering Provider (MP) and Metering Data Provider (MDP) services in the National Electricity Market (NEM) for business and residential premises and all Type 1-4 meters.

The National Electricity Market (NEM) covers all Australia except the NT and WA. The NEM is both a wholesale electricity market and the physical power system used to transport power.

Metering nem map

Within the NEM customer connections area classified as large or small:

  • Large market customers can appoint their own MC and instruct their electricity retailer about the appointment.
  • Small consumers do not currently have an option to engage their own MC and are required to liaise directly with their electricity retailer.

Generally, sites classified as small are residential premises, however exceptions to this are common. The below National Meter Identifier (NMI) classification codes can help you to classify your NMI size:

StateLargeSmall
Queensland >=100 MWh <100 MWh
South Australia >=160 MWh <160 MWh
New South Wales >=160 MWh <160 MWh
Australian Capital Territory >=160 MWh <160 MWh
Victoria >=160 MWh <160 MWh
Tasmania >=150 MWh <150 MWh

The above values are based on annual usage. Electricity bills are generally provided in Kilowatt hours (Kwh). A megawatt hour (Mwh) is equal to 1,000 Kilowatt hours (Kwh). Threshold limits are subject to change, please refer to the AEMO for more information http://www.aemo.com.au

Metering Coordinator (MC)

Completing 12 months' work in 14 weeks is always a challenge. Typically, a solar farm substation project takes 12 months from design through to commissioning - this project had only 14 weeks.

On top of this, the infrastructure required to support connection of 80MW to TransGrid’s 66kV network in a regional NSW location.

Metering Provider (MP)

Yurika’s multidisciplinary project management team took control of all aspects of delivery, from concept designs and specifications through to commissioning and compliance.

A strong performance-outcome culture meant Yurika managed project risks whilst undertaking key activities without compromising safety, quality or cost. This included various teams being onsite seven-days a week delivering multiple work streams at once.

Metering Data Provider (MDP)

Our range of Metering Data Provider (MDP) services includes data warehousing, data validation, data delivery, and billing services for metering installations within the National Energy Market (NEM) for meter types 1-4.

We pride ourselves on providing reliable and on-time validated and archived metering data to our customers and have been recognised as one of the best performing Metering Data Provider businesses by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) since 2005.

To perform Metering Data Provider services, we need to be nominated as the Metering Data Provider via your retailer.

For further information on the AEMO guidelines and the requirements of the nominated MC, MP or MDP, please visit the AEMO website http://www.aemo.com.au