Industry Readiness Strategy
Industry readiness information
The 5MS and GS Market Readiness Strategy is the overarching plan to guide AEMO and NEM participants’ operational preparedness for 5MS and GS. It includes the approach for monitoring, managing, and reporting on industry readiness.
The strategy is supported by a series of strategies and plans, which cover specific areas of readiness The diagram below shows the relationships between the documents, while the table describes the purpose of each document.
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.
5MS and GS market readiness strategies and plans
|5MS Bidding service go-live plan||
This paper describes the go - live approach with respect to the deployment of the AEMO’s 5 - minute bidding service. At a high level, updates to the final plan include:
||FINAL 5MS Bidding service go-live plan||Final published 8 March 2021.|
|Market readiness strategy||Overarching plan to guide AEMO and NEM participants’ 5MS and GS readiness activities||FINAL Market readiness strategy||Final published 30 Oct 2019|
|Industry test and market trial strategy||Sets out the high level approach and principles associated with the IT system testing activities that will support 5MS and GS implementation||FINAL industry test and market trial strategy||Final published 30 September 2020|
|Transition and go-live strategy||Sets out the high level approach and principles associated with transition and go-live activities, including industry co-ordination||FINAL Transition and go-live strategy||
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
|Industry Contingency Plan||
In relation to 5MS and GS:
FINAL Industry Readiness Contingency Plan (document)
FINAL Industry Contingency Plan (spreadsheet)
|Final published 5 June 2020|
|Metering Transition Plan||
Metering Transition Plan v1.9 (spreadsheet)
Cross Boundary Supply Guideline
|Industry readiness reporting plan||Sets out the industry readiness reporting requirements for the 5MS & GS program||FINAL Industry readiness reporting plan||Final published 13 Dec 2019|
|MSP accreditation update plan||
Sets out process and timing for:
||FINAL MSP accreditation update plan||Final published 21 Feb 2020|
|CNDS and Meter||
||CNDS and Meter||Published 5 August 2020|
|Bidding Transition Plan||
Final Bidding Transition Plan v1.0 - 28 August 2020 (Document)
5MS Bidding Transition Plan v1.0 (Spreadsheet)
5MS Bidding Transition Plan FAQs
|Final published 27 August 2020|
|Retail Platform Industry Go-live Plan||The Retail platform industry go-live plan provides information on the retail platform cutover approach, including the cutover schedule and communications plan.||Retail Platform Industry Go-live Plan||Final published May 2021|
|5MS Settlements Industry Go-Live Plan||Provides information to Participants on the 5MS Settlements Stream cutover approach, including the schedule and communications plan.
||5MS Settlements Industry Go-Live Plan||Final Published 21 April 2021|