Improvements to Market Power Mitigation Mechanism and a Framework for Non-Cooptimised Essential System Services

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The Energy Transformation Taskforce has endorsed the high-level design of the Market Power Mitigation Mechanism, as well as a Framework for Non-Cooptimised Essential System Services (NCESS).
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At its final meeting on 14 May 2021, The Energy Transformation Taskforce approved a high-level design of the Market Power Mitigation Mechanism, as well as a Framework for Non-Cooptimised Essential System Services (NCESS).

The Taskforce decisions are contained in the Information Papers: Improvements to Market Power Mitigation Mechanism and A Framework for Non-Cooptimised Essential System Services.

Energy Policy WA will continue to develop the detailed design for both the Market Power Mitigation Mechanism and the NCESS framework in consultation with stakeholders through the Transformation Design and Operation Working Group and one-on-one consultation.


Market Power Mitigation 

The Taskforce reaffirmed certain components of the Market Power Mitigation Mechanism proposed in its March 2021 Consultation Paper, while recommending that other components require more analysis and consultation by Energy Policy WA.

You can find a copy of the Information Paper,  the Consultation Paper and the stakeholder submissions on our web page: Market Power Mitigation Mechanism. 


Non-Cooptimised Essential System Services (NCESS)

The Taskforce has determined that a framework for NCESS will be codified in relevant regulatory instruments to enable the procurement of security and reliability services to support emerging power and network needs, not already covered by the existing suite of Essential System System Services.  

You can find a copy of the Information Paper on our web page:  Framework for Non-Cooptimised Essential System Services.

Page reviewed 28 May 2021