The AEMC draft rule and law package- the regulation of embedded networks.

The AEMC draft rule and law package- the regulation of embedded networks.

AU Energy Compliance
With up to 1 million energy consumers in the embedded networks, the AEMC has proposed sweeping changes to the existing regulatory framework.   By Dr Drew Donnelly and Connor James, Compliance Quarter. The headlines: There will be a very limited number of new embedded networks (post implementation of the rule changes) that qualify for exempt selling: the majority will require an authorised retailer (off-market retailer) to supply electricity within them. All off-market customers will have a National Metering Identifier (NMI) and be ‘discoverable’ in MSATs (the market system). The embedded network service provider (ENSPs) will need to register with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). It is likely that they will need to comply with higher safety and reliability obligations including those under jurisdictional obligations. The transition question i.e. what…
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