Network Support and Control Ancillary Services Description and Quantity Procedure Amendments

Market National Electricity Market
StageFirst Stage
ConvenorAEMO NEM
Accepting submissions?Yes
Submissions close07/07/2020

AEMO welcomes your input into the consultation on the Network Support and Control Ancillary Services Description and Quantity Procedure Amendments. AEMO has begun formal consultation consistent with the requirements in clause 3.11.4 and the Rules consultation process in rule 8.9 of the National Electricity Rules (NER). 

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

7July 2020

Publication of Draft Report and Determination

4 August 2020

Closing date for submissions in response to the Draft Report

18 August 2020

 Publication of Final Report and Determination

30 September 2020 

Invitation to Make Submissions

AEMO invites written submissions on the consultation on amendments to NSCAS description and the NSCAS quantity procedure in the National Electricity Market (NEM).

AEMO considers that the existing NSCAS quantity procedure and description, developed in 2011, need to be updated to better address the requirements for the ongoing transformation of the National Electricity Market. 


In your submission, you may request a meeting with AEMO to discuss the matter under consultation, stating why you consider a meeting is necessary or desirable.

If appropriate, meetings may be held jointly with other Consulted Persons. Subject to confidentiality restrictions, AEMO will generally make details of matters discussed at a meeting available to other Consulted Persons and may publish them.

Closing Date and Time

Submissions in response to this Notice of Consultation should be sent by email to , to reach AEMO by 5.00pm (AEDT) on 7 July 2020.

All submissions must be forwarded in electronic format (both pdf and Word).  Please send any queries about this consultation to the same email address. 

Submissions received after the closing date and time will not be valid, and AEMO is not obliged to consider them.  Any late submissions should explain the reason for lateness and the detriment to you if AEMO does not consider your submission.


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

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