Key readiness documents
The 5MS and GS Market Readiness Strategy is the overarching plan to guide AEMO and NEM participants’ readiness activities. It sets out the approach for:
- Monitoring, and
The strategy covers both AEMO’s and NEM participants’ operational preparedness for 5MS and GS. It particularly relates to the business process and IT system changes necessary for a smooth transition to the new market arrangements.
The Market Readiness Strategy is supported by a series of documents which each cover a specific area of readiness (refer to the document list below).
Market readiness paper timing
|Item||Draft paper||Consultation||Final paper||Document||Comments|
|Market readiness strategy||30 Aug 19||3 weeks||15 Nov 19||Market readiness strategy - FINAL (1.22 MB, pdf)|
|Industry test and market trial strategy||30 Sep 19||4 weeks||29 Nov 19||Industry test and market trial strategy - FINAL (1.81 MB, pdf)|
|Transition and go-live strategy||30 Sep 19||4 weeks||29 Nov 19||FINAL Transition and go-live strategy v1.1 (1.26 MB, pdf)||November 2019: First published
December 2019: Version 1.1 published. Two date errors in row 4 of Table 2 (p16) corrected, changed from 2020 to 2021
|Metering transition plan||29 Nov 19||TBC||TBC||
DRAFT Metering transition plan (document) (814 KB, pdf)
DRAFT Metering transition plan (spreadsheet) 44 KB, xlsx)
|Industry readiness contingency plan||20 Dec 19||6 weeks||31 Jan 20||
DRAFT Industry readiness contingency plan (document) (498 KB, pdf)
|Industry readiness reporting plan||31 Oct 19||3 weeks||13 Dec 19||FINAL Industry readiness reporting plan (737 KB, pdf)|
|Metering service provider accreditation update plan||29 Nov 19||9 weeks||Fri 21 Feb 2020||DRAFT Metering service provider accreditation update plan (785 KB, pdf)|
Detailed timing for the development of the transition, cutover and contingency plans will be included on this page as developed by the RWG and Focus Groups.