AER invites submissions on negotiated transmission service criteria for AEMO

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) today published a negotiated transmission service criteria (NTSC) for the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). As part of its functions, AEMO is a Victorian electricity transmission network service provider. The NTSC are the criteria AEMO must apply when negotiating terms, conditions and prices for negotiated transmission services. It will also be used by an arbitrator in resolving any access dispute about any of the terms and conditions of access.

The AER must make a decision on the NTSC as part of the AEMO 2022–27 transmission determination.


We invite energy consumers and other interested parties to make submissions on the Negotiated Transmission Service Criteria for AEMO by Thursday, 7 October 2021.

Submissions should be emailed to: 

Alternatively, you may mail submissions to:

Mr Warwick Anderson
General Manager, Network Pricing
Australian Energy Regulator
GPO Box 3131
Canberra, ACT, 2601

We prefer that all submissions be publicly available to facilitate an informed and transparent consultative process. We will treat submissions as public documents unless otherwise requested. All non-confidential submissions will be placed on the AER's website. For further information regarding the AER's use and disclosure of information provided to it, see the ACCC/AER Information Policy.

We request parties wishing to submit confidential information:

  • clearly identify the information that is the subject of the confidentiality claim
  • provide a non-confidential version of the submission in a form suitable for publication.
Issued date: 
25 August 2021
AER reference: 
AC 131/21
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