AEMO is the independent grid and market operator, with primary responsibility of managing and maintaining power system security for all Australians. We are committed to leading the way in securing and shaping Australia’s energy future.
Megawatts of coal, gas, hydro and other resources in the NEM from 2008–2017
Work on AEMO’s Power of Choice (PoC) program progressed steadily throughout the 2016-17 financial year. The PoC Implementation Program follows completion of a number of Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) rule changes between late-2015 and mid-2016 aimed at enhancing consumer choice.
In May 2017, AEMO and ARENA signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to facilitate collaboration around the organisations’ areas of mutual interest relating to ensuring electricity system security and reliability.