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Chapter 3 of National Electricity Rules

Chapter 3 sets out the procedures which govern the operation of the market relating to the wholesale trading of electricity and the provision of ancillary services and includes provisions relating to:

  • prudential requirements to be met for participation in the market
  • the operation of the spot market
  • bidding and dispatch
  • spot price determination
  • the determination of ancillary service prices
  • AEMO clearing house and trading functions
  • market information requirements and obligations; the conditions and procedures for market suspension; and settlements.
Chapter 7 of National Electricity Rules

Chapter 7 sets out provisions relating to:

  • roles and responsibilities of financially responsible Market Participants, Metering Coordinators and AEMO
  • the appointment of and the qualifications and registration requirements applying to Metering Providers and Metering Data Providers
  • the qualifications and registration requirements applying to Embedded Network Managers
  • the appointment of Metering Coordinators and Metering Coordinator default arrangements
  • metering installation requirements
  • metering data services and the metering database
  • metering register requirements, disclosure of NMI information and metering data provision to retail customers
  • security of, and rights to access, metering installations, services provided by metering installations, energy data held in metering installations and metering data from metering installations
  • procedures to be established, maintained and published by AEMO including the metrology procedures and service level procedures
  • B2B arrangements.
National Measurement Institute Rules

The purpose of this document is to facilitate the development of an industry view on the metrology framework required for electricity metering in Australia.

Local Service and Installation Rules (all states)

NSW covers the requirements for the connection of electrical installations to the distribution network. The Rules are used by electricians and Accredited Service Providers.

QLD promotes industry uniformity through standardisation of practices throughout Queensland. The document is for use by Electrical Contractors, Consulting Engineers, Architects, Metering Providers and others directly concerned with electrical installations that are connected, or are to be connected, to the relevant supply network.

VIC applies to all connections to the electricity supply networks operated by Electricity Distributors, AusNet Services, Citipower, Jemena Electricity Network, Powercor Australia Ltd and United Energy.

WA provides a clear unambiguous understanding of the connection requirements in a format and language familiar to electrical consulting/contracting industries, builders, architects, and consumers.

SA sets out standards with which equipment connected to the SA Power Networks electricity distribution network must comply to facilitate the safe and effective operation of the distribution network.

ACT applies to all customers connected to the network, other than customers who have negotiated an electricity connection and distribution contract, and requires compliance with the Service and Installation Rules.

NT sets out the technical requirements relating to the connection of electricity installations to an electricity network operated by the Power and Water Corporation.

Technical Guidance for Calculating Scope 3 Emissions

The Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard allows companies to assess their entire value chain emissions impact and identify where to focus reduction activities.

Sustainability Guidelines and Rules

NABERS is a national initiative managed by the NSW Government on behalf of the Federal, State and Territory governments of Australia.

The National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER Act) introduced a single national framework for reporting and disseminating company information about greenhouse gas emissions, energy production and energy consumption.

GRESB is a mission-driven and investor-led organization that provides actionable and transparent Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data to financial markets.

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