The Guide to Information Systems provides an overview of AEMO's market systems used by participants. It is relevant to IT decision-making during the registration process and provides an understanding of the IT systems requiring set-up.
- Connecting to AEMO's Electricity IT Systems - Explains the IT interfaces available for electricity participants and how to access them.
- Guide to Data Sharing - Explains how to share data with another participant ID using AEMO'S data interchange software.
Use the MarketNet Connection Request to apply for a new MarketNet connection, or to make a change to an existing MarketNet connection. The form provides for all types of changes to existing network connections, including bandwidth changes, participant IP changes, and adding another connection
Data interchange (DI) is a set of cooperating applications to replicate data between AEMO’s Wholesale Market Systems and a participant’s RDBMS conforming to the Electricity and/or Gas Data Models.
For convenience, all the components necessary for a new installation of data interchange are bundled together into compressed files. Each bundle is for a specific RDBMS and latest release of the Electricity and Gas Data Models.These are the compressed files for the latest Electricity Data Model (v4.24) and Gas Data Model (v1.1).
- Data Interchange bundle for Oracle 11g - Elect v4.26 Gas v1.3
- Data Interchange bundle for Oracle 12c - Elect v4.26 Gas v1.3
- Data Interchange bundle for SQL Server 2008 - Elect v4.26 Gas v1.3
- Data Interchange bundle for SQL Server 2012 - Elect v4.26 Gas v1.3
Data Interchange Guides
- Guide to setting up a standard Data Interchange environment
- Guide to upgrading a standard Data Interchange environment
- Concise Guide to Data Interchange
- Guide to Troubleshooting Data Interchange
- EMMS Data Interchange Guide
- MMS Data Subscription Services User Guide
Electricity Data Model
The Electricity Data Model is the definition of the interface to participants of data published by AEMO from the National Electricity Market (NEM) system. A database conforming to the Electricity Data Model can contain a local copy of all current participant-specific data recorded in the main NEM database. The following documentation is for the Oracle physical model of the Electricity Data Model.
- MMS Data Model Report v4.26
- MMS Data Model Package Summary v4.26
- MMS Data Model Table to File to Report Relationships workbook v4.26
All non-market ancillary service (NMAS) offers against registered NMAS contracts can be submitted by file to an AEMO file server. NMAS offers for Load Shed, Reactive Power and System Restart can be handled using the EMMS web portal (view, update, copy and create re-offers). For the details of file format and validation, see the document AS Re-Offer Bid Format and Validation (below).
For registered participants looking for interactive re-offer submission, please use the EMMS web portal (EMMS > Offers & Submissions > NMAS Offers).
Systems Access Policy
Clause 3.19(c) of the National Electricity Rules (NER) requires AEMO, registered participants and metering service providers (MSPs) to comply with the Systems Access Policy and Procedure. Other parties granted access to AEMO's market systems are required to contract with AEMO their compliance with the Systems Access Policy and Procedure.
CSV Data Format
This document describes the CSV data format standard used within flat files provided to participants from AEMO’s systems. Its primary function is to provide sufficient information to allow participants to understand the CSV data format used for exchanging data with AEMO.
AEMO's Web Services offers a new layer of interaction with AEMO's systems. It is an additional option to AEMO's web portals, and batch or file interfaces for system-to-system interaction with AEMO's systems. The latest software package and documentation is available below.
- Web Services Java Software v1.04
- Web Services Microsoft .Net Framework Software v1.00
- Guide to Web Services v2.01
- Technical Guide to Web Services Software v2.00
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- Double-click the filename to open it.