Electricity grid

Alternate Term Label:
Electricity transmission
NARROWER TERMS
Strategy

Whole of System plan

This strategy document provides an informed view on what Western Australia’s principal electricity system, the South West Interconnected System, might look like over the coming decades. The Whole of System plan is a detailed study of how the state's major power system may evolve over...
Discussion paper

Post 2020 market design consultation paper

A plan for how Australia transforms how we generate, transmit, distribute and use energy is needed. This consultation paper, covering seven market design initiatives, has been released to gather input on a coherent national electricity market design.
Report

National energy emissions audit report - July 2020

This report outlines how Victoria and South Australia are leading Australia’s transition to renewables, with renewable energy capacity at 33%, almost twice that of Queensland and New South Wales at 16% capacity. However, research shows the northern states are ramping up new renewables.
Strategy

2020 Integrated System Plan for the National Electricity Market

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) Integrated System Plan (ISP) provides a 20-year roadmap for the National Electricity Market (NEM) through the energy transition period to 2040.
Strategy

Engaging households towards the Future Grid

This engagement strategy draws on findings across all stages of the project to provide best practice and innovative examples of household engagement towards the Future Grid.
Briefing paper

Performing while transforming: the role of transmission companies in the energy transition

In a fast-paced era of disruptive changes, this brief aims at facilitating strategic sharing of knowledge between the World Energy Council’s members and other energy stakeholders and policy shapers.
Report

Maintaining power system security with high penetrations of wind and solar generation

The purpose of this insights paper is to set the scene for AEMO’s ongoing investigations into renewable integration in Australia and identify any additional priority focus areas. This insights paper is generally based on information available to AEMO as at 1 October 2019 unless otherwise...
Report

Renewable Integration Study: stage 1 report

The Renewable Integration Study (RIS) is the first stage of a multi-year plan to maintain system security in a future National Electricity Market (NEM) with a high share of renewable resources. AEMO’s findings and recommendations in this report reflect both its day-to-day experience operating the...
Briefing paper

Decarbonizing the electric power sector

This briefing argues that the dominant policy challenge facing power generators in the short term is integrating new renewable energy onto the electricity grid.
Briefing paper

Problems with UNGI

The Underwriting New Generation Investments (UNGI) program has no legislative basis, no guidelines or criteria, and is following no clear process. Despite this the government has already shortlisted projects, made agreements and engaged in detailed negotiations.