2021 Congestion information Resource Guidelines

Market National Electricity Market
StageFinal Report
ConvenorAEMO Stakeholder Engagement
Accepting submissions?No

The Congestion Information Resource (CIR) provides information, in a cost effective manner, to National Electricity Market (NEM) participants that enables an understanding of network congestion patterns and projections of market outcomes in the presence of network congestion.

In accordance with clause 3.7A of the National Electricity Rules (Rules) AEMO, in consultation with stakeholders, develops and publishes the CIR Guidelines. This consultation is performed on an annual basis.

This consultation is being conducted under clause 3.7A of the Rules in accordance with the Rules consultation requirements detailed in clause 8.9 of the Rules to ensure that the CIR and CIR Guidelines are continually developed to match stakeholder needs. Any queries should be directed to Ben Blake at ben.blake@aemo.com.au

The consultation process

The consultation process is outlined below. Dates are indicative only and subject to change.

 Process stage  Indicative date
Closing date for submissions in response to this Notice 17 June 2021
Publication of Draft Report and Determination
19 August 2021
Closing date for submissions in response to the Draft Report 3 September 2021
Publication of Final Report and Determination 20 October 2021


All submissions will be published on AEMO’s website, other than confidential content.

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