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Planned Electricity Network Outages

The 13 month outage information for all TNSPs can be accessed via the Network Outage Schedule published on AEMO’s website and via the MMS Data Model; both are updated automatically every 30 minutes.

This information has been provided to AEMO by the TNSPs as required under clause 11.30.2 of the National Electricity Rules.

Questions regarding specific outages should be directed to the relevant TNSP contact in the first instance: 

Powerlink Queensland Peter Christie
TransGrid Geoff Cook
AusNet Services Tim Lloyd
ElectraNet SA Steve Ferdinandy
TasNetworks Alan Wang
Murraylink and Directlink Stuart Coomber
Essential Energy Simon Guthrey
Transmission Operations Australia Andrew Franklin

Should you have any questions regarding constraint equations or Victorian limit equations please contact Ben Blake on 02 8884 5359 or Ben.Blake@aemo.com.au.

Please note the following method of accessing detailed information on constraint equations:

AEMO has developed a tool which allows users to view constraint equation IDs belonging to a constraint set ID, along with "Plain English" descriptions of constraint equations.

This tool is available to market participants via the MMS Web.

For details on getting access to the tool, please email the AEMO Information and Support Hub or call on 1300 236 600.

Please Note: As of 4 August 2014, SP Ausnet changed their trading name to Ausnet Services.

  1. Purpose – The Australian Energy Market Operator Limited (AEMO) prepares and publishes information about planned network outages for the sole purpose of complying with a requirement to publish an assessment of the projected impact of electricity network outages on intra-regional and inter-regional power transfer capabilities in accordance with clause 3.7A of the National Electricity Rules.
  2. No Reliance or warranty – This information is provided in a spreadsheet that contains data provided by third parties and might contain conclusions or forecasts and the like that rely on that data. This data is included “as is” and can change at short notice due to operational requirements. While AEMO has used due care and skill in compiling this information, AEMO does not warrant or represent that the data, conclusions, forecasts or other information in the spreadsheet are accurate, reliable, complete or current or that they are suitable for particular purposes. You should verify and check the accuracy, completeness, reliability and suitability of the information contained in the spreadsheet for any use to which you intend to put it, and seek confirmation from each relevant provider of this information before using it, or any information contained in it.
  3. Limitation of liability – To the extent permitted by law, AEMO and its advisers, consultants and other contributors to the spreadsheet (or their respective associated companies, businesses, partners, directors, officers or employees) shall not be liable for any errors, omissions, defects or misrepresentations in the information contained in the spreadsheet, or for any loss or damage suffered by persons who use or rely on such information (including by reason of negligence, negligent misstatement or otherwise). If any law prohibits the exclusion of such liability, AEMO’s liability is limited, at AEMO’s option, to the re-supply of the information, provided that this limitation is permitted by law and is fair and reasonable.

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