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Wholesale Electricity Market Rules

The Wholesale Electricity Market in Western Australia is established under the Electricity Industry (Wholesale Electricity Market) Regulations 2004 and is governed by the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules (Market Rules).

These Market Rules detail the roles and functions of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), System Management, the Independent Market Operator (IMO) and other governance bodies, and guide the operation of the market including the trading and dispatch of energy, the Reserve Capacity Mechanism and settlement.

Current Wholesale Electricity Market Rules

Documents     File type
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 13 October 2017
Adobe PDF2.7 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 13 October 2017
Adobe PDF682 kB

Amending Rules Gazetted and Awaiting Commencement

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Wholesale Electricity Market Rules – Amending Rules 2016 Schedule B Part 4
(due to commence at a time specified by the Minister in a notice published in the Gazette)
Adobe PDF567 kB

Historical Versions of the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules

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Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 1 October 2017
Adobe PDF2.7 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 1 September 2017
Adobe PDF2.47 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 1 July 2017
Adobe PDF2.47 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 30 June 2017
Adobe PDF2.45 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 24 June 2017
Adobe PDF2.45 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 31 May 2017
Adobe PDF2.28 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 10 December 2016
Adobe PDF2.22 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 26 November 2016
(Transfer of functions to Rule Change Panel)
Adobe PDF249 kB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 1 July 2016
Adobe PDF1.84 kB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 1 June 2016
Adobe PDF1.94 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 30 November 2015
(In track changes - showing the amendments made on 30 November 2015)
Adobe PDF2.2 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 30 November 2015
(Transfer of market operation functions to AEMO)
Adobe PDF2.8 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 1 September 2015
(Pre transfer of market operation functions to AEMO)
Adobe PDF2.82 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 6 June 2012
(Pre Balancing Market Commencement)
Adobe PDF2.03 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 19 September 2006
Adobe PDF2.87 kB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 3 April 2006
Adobe PDF2.28 MB
Wholesale Electricity Market Rules 5 October 2004
Adobe PDF2.16 MB