Consultations and Reviews

Energy Policy WA regularly undertakes public consultation processes and holds industry stakeholder workshops, presentations and forums on energy reform initiatives.

Keep up to date on the reviews and consultation processes by accessing the information provided below.
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Open Consultations and upcoming events

All Energy Policy WA's open consultations are listed below, along with information on other energy related consultations.

Consultations - Pending further review actions

This list includes initiatives that are currently closed for stakeholder comments but still subject to further review actions.
Titles Closed
Pilbara Rule Change PRC_2022_01 First submission period closed on 7 September 2022.
Consultation: proposed changes to the WEM, GSI and Pilbara Regulations 15 August 2022
AEMO’s RCM Constraint Formulation WEM Procedure and Declaration of Bilateral Trades WEM Procedure 4 July 2022
GRC_2022_01: Publication of Tanker Gas Information on the Gas Bulletin Board (GBB) - Rule Change Notice and Proposal 24 May 2022
Increasing the threshold for application of the electricity generation licence exemption  13 May 2022
Publication of AEMO’s WEM Procedure Register and Consultation Timeline   
AEMO Draft WEM Procedure for Consultation: Certification of Reserve Capacity  6 October 2021
AEMO Draft WEM Procedure Communications and Control Systems Consultation 22 September 2021
AEMO Draft WEM Procedure for Consultation: Frequency Cooptimised Essential System Services Accreditation 23 September 2021
Proposed Changes to the Electricity Networks Access Code May 2021
Proposal for changes to Market Power Mitigation Mechanisms April 2021
Exposure Draft Rules for the Transitional Arrangements for FCESS Accreditation  April 2021
Generator Dispute Resolution Templates February 2021
Proposed changes to the metering code  February 2021

Applications for arbitrators and technical experts in energy generation  

January 2021

Draft WEM Procedure: Credible Contingency Events

January 2021
Delivering the Future Power System January 2021
Review of licensing and exemption regulatory framework December 2020
Cost recovery for the non-scheme gas pipeline access regime November 2020
Whole of System Plan October 2020
Distributed Energy Resources September 2020

Pilbara Electricity Reform

April 2020
Constrained Network Access October 2018


Closed Consultations

All Energy Policy WA's closed consultations are listed below.
Titles Closed
2023 Market Advisory Committee Composition Reviews 18 January 2023
Exposure Draft of the Market Power Mitigation Wholesale Electricity Market Amending Rules 8 December 2022
Stage 1 Consultation Paper: Reserve Capacity Mechanism Review 29 September 2022 
Exposure Draft 2 – Tranche 6 Wholesale Electricity Market Amending Rules 16 September 2022
Consultation Paper: Market Power Mitigation Strategy 1 September 2022
2022 Gas Advisory Board Call for Nominations 3 August 2022
AEMO’s draft Undertaking the Long Term PASA WEM Procedure for consultation 3 June 2022
AEMO’s Draft System Restart WEM Procedure for consultation 19 May 2022
Increasing the threshold for application of the electricity generation licence exemption 13 May 2022
Exposure Draft 1 – Tranche 6 Wholesale Electricity Market Amending Rules 12 May 2022
AEMO’s draft amendments to the Capacity Credit Allocation WEM Procedure for Consultation  25 March 2022
AEMO’s draft Certification of Reserve Capacity for the 2022 and 2023 Reserve Capacity Cycles WEM Procedure 18 February 2022 
AEMO’s updated draft WEM Procedures for Consultation 10 February 2022 
2021 Review of the Market Advisory Committee Constitution  24 December 2021
2021 Review of the Gas Advisory Board Constitution  24 December 2021
Draft Pilbara Advisory Committee Constitution  24 December 2021
Feedback on a proposed clarification of the electricity retail contestability order for the South West Interconnected System 10 December 2021
Draft Gas Services Information (GSI) Amending Rules - AEMO Allowable Revenue  23 November 2021
Exposure Draft - Tranche 5 Wholesale Electricity Market Amending Rules 23 November 2021
AEMO's updated draft WEM Procedures for Consultations 19 November 2021
Review of Energy Customer Contract Regulations  17 November 2021
Consultation Paper published on reforms to the energy regulatory framework 1 November 2021
Feedback on a proposed amendment to the Network Quality and Reliability of Supply (NQRS) Code 30 August 2021
AEMO Draft WEM Procedure for Consultation: Data and IT Interface Requirements 23 July 2021
AEMO Draft WEM Procedure for Consultation: Indicative Facility Class and RCM Facility Class Assessment 23 July 2021
AEMO Draft WEM Procedure: Facility Sub-Metering 16 June 2021
AEMO Draft WEM Procedure for Consultation: Credible Contingency Events 9 July 2021
Exposure Draft - Tranche 4B Amending Wholesale Electricity Market Rules June 2021
Consultation on Wholesale Electricity Market Procedures May 2021
Strategic Consultative Group  May 2021
Civil penalty and conduct provisions for the non-scheme gas pipeline regime  February 2021
Ability for Western Power to deploy Stand-alone Power Systems (SPS) in its distribution license area December 2020
Consumer Data Right in Western Australia November 2020
Expediated rule making process for non-controversial or urgent National Gas Rules October 2020

Improving the Rule Change Panel appointments process

April 2020
Improving the effectiveness of the Electricity Generation and Retail Corporation Regulatory Scheme October 2019
Retail licence exemptions for Solar Power Purchase Agreement Providers  May 2019

For closed consultations prior to May 2019, please see our webpage: Archive: Closed Consultations


Page reviewed 23 January 2023