28 July 2016WEM Improvements: Energy Market Operations and Processes A Final Report outlining market design recommendations prepared by the Electricity Market Review was endorsed by the Minister for Energy in July 2016. For more information refer to the Wholesale Electricity Market Improvements webpage. 21 July 2016Network Regulation: Network Connection and Access Submissions on the position paper setting out the
design for the Transmission Network Outlook (a local equivalent of the
National Transmission Network Development Plan) closed on 15 July 2016.
The submissions have now been published. For more information refer to
the Network Connection and Access Project webpage.
18 July 2016Market Competition Submissions on the position paper outlining the proposed reforms to implement a new
contracting framework for the provision of network services closed on 13 July 2016. The submissions have now been published. For more information refer to the Market Competition webpage.
23 June 2016The following papers have been released:
7 April 2016More Power to YouThe Minister for Energy has announced today electricity market reforms to ensure a fairer system for all. Read the media statement or go to the More Power to You website [external website] opens in new window.
On 6 March 2014, the Minister for Energy
launched the Electricity Market Review. The Review examines the
structures of the electricity generation, wholesale and retail sectors
within the South West Interconnected System in Western Australia and the
incentives for industry participants to make efficient investments and
The Electricity Market Review is being undertaken in two phases.
The Review has three objectives:
Phase 1 of the Review is now complete.
Phase 1 identified an urgent need for industry and market reform in the
electricity sector to address a problem of high and increasing costs of
electricity services. Further information about Phase 1, including the Options Paper, can be found here.
Phase 2 was launched on 24 March 2015 and
has now commenced, with direction from government to undertake detailed
design work on a selected set of reforms identified in Phase 1. Further information about Phase 2 can be found here.
Last updated: 28 July 2016
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