Market Reform

Next Step for Smart Grid in Australia

It’s 18 months since the completion of the Smart Grid Smart City project – here’s some thoughts from one of the people who was very much involved in the project (a new guest author for us at WattClarity).

Puzzling through three rule change requests

Some ideas that I have been puzzling over – about the overlaps and contradictions between 3 rule changes under consideration at the AEMC currently
1) The Demand Response Mechanism (better known as the Negawatt buyback mechanism)
2) The Bidding in Good Faith deliberation
3) The Requirement for Price-Responsive (large) Demand to bid into central dispatch