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National Electricity Market Demand Forecasting Methodology Issues Paper Consultation

Market National Electricity Market
StageFinal Report
ConvenorAEMO NEM
Accepting submissions?No

The publication of the NEM Demand Forecasting Methodology - Final Report and Determination (Final Report) concludes AEMO’s consultation on the effectiveness of its 2018 Demand Forecasting Methodology Information Paper (Methodology Paper)  in describing in adequate detail the methodologies for forecasting annual consumption and maximum and minimum demand in the National Electricity Market (NEM) for use in planning publications such as the NEM Electricity Statement of Opportunities (ESOO) and Integrated System Plan (ISP).

On 7 November 2018, AEMO commenced the consultation process, with the publication of an Issues Paper. AEMO subsequently held an Industry Workshop to discuss the Issues Paper and invited written submissions from interested stakeholders, as detailed in the Consultation Timeline below.

This Final Report represents AEMO’s response to the submissions. AEMO has amended the Methodology Paper and has made available the Industry workshop minutes.  

Consultation Timeline


Indicative date


Issues Paper published

Wednesday 7 November 2018


Industry workshop

Tuesday 13 November 2018


Submissions due on Issues Paper

Wednesday 28 November 2018


Consultation response published

Thursday 28 February 2019 


Consultation documentation



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