5MS and GS industry readiness information
This page explains where to find detailed information on implementing 5MS and GS.
The 5MS and GS Market Readiness Strategy is the overarching plan to guide AEMO and NEM participants’ readiness activities. It covers both AEMO’s and NEM participants’ operational preparedness for 5MS and GS and sets out the approach for:
- Monitoring, and
The Market Readiness Strategy is supported by a series of documents. These strategies and plans each cover a specific area of readiness and provide more detail on coordinated 5MS and GS implementation by the industry. The diagram shows the relationships between the documents and 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
|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 published 5 June 2020|
|Metering Transition Plan||
|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)||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.||Final published 11 December 2020|