Amendment Regulations enable Western Power to provide stand-alone power systems (SPS) in its distribution licence area

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The Electricity Corporations (Electricity Generation and Retail Corporation Area of Operation) Amendment Regulations 2021 (Amendment Regulations) were published in the Government Gazette on 15 January 2021.
Stand-alone power station image by Western Power

The Amendment Regulations enable Western Power to provide SPS as a network replacement service within its distribution licence area without requiring a physical connection to the South West Interconnected System.

Please see notice of the gazettal here:  Notice of Gazettal

Please see Amendment Regulations here: Amendment Regulations

Further information on the Amendment Regulations, including the Information Paper and the stakeholder submissions can be found here: Ability for Western Power to deploy stand-alone power systems (SPS) in its distribution licence area.

Page reviewed 2 February 2021