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Register as an Auction Participant in the Capacity Auction

This page provides an overview of the processes, tasks and forms required to register as an Auction Participant in the day-ahead Capacity Auction.

Category and classification

To confirm you are registering as a participant in the correct category, visit Gas Market Participants.

Registration documents

The Capacity Auction registration application form must be completed to register as an Auction Participant in the day-ahead Capacity Auction.

The form provides further details about what is required for registration and should be read in conjunction with the Capacity Transfer and Auction Procedures.

Fees and charges

Participants must pay a fee to register; these are outlined in the latest Gas markets fee schedule.

Supporting documents

These documents need to be supplied either with your application form, or beforehand, as they support your application for registration in PCT.

Auction agreement

To participate in the Capacity Auction members must complete two original signed copies of the auction agreement with their application. These form part of the Capacity Transfer and Auction Procedures.

Accession agreement

An Agent Participant may apply to AEMO using this template to make changes to Appointing Participants:

  • Include an additional person as an Appointing Participant for the agent participant, or
  • Remove an Appointing Participant for the Agent Participant.

The registration process

  1. Prepare application

    Complete the registration application form and all required supporting documents.

  2. Submit application

    Email your completed application, including all attachments, to: onboarding@aemo.com.au

    The original signed application (without attachments) should be posted to:
    Australian Energy Market Operator Ltd
    Registration Team
    Level 2, 20 Bond Street
    Sydney NSW 2000

  3. Pay fees

    On receipt of your application, AEMO will send an invoice for the payment of your registration fees by electronic funds transfer.

  4. AEMO reviews application

    AEMO reviews the application and responds to you within five business days of receipt of the application.

    AEMO may request additional information or clarification of the information contained in the application. If such a request is made, you must supply the additional information or clarification within 15 business days of the request.

  5. AEMO assessment and determination

    Once AEMO receives a complete application and the additional information, AEMO must within 15 business days, determine if the application is to be approved for registration. AEMO will notify you of our determination and, if AEMO rejects your application, the reasons why.

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