On 9 January 2020, the South Australia Minister for Energy and Mining triggered the RRO in South Australia for the first quarter of 2023.
Under South Australia’s declaration, the details of the prescribed period are:
- each weekday from 9 January 2023 – 17 March 2023 for the trading periods between 3pm and 9pm EST
Before 1 July 2022, the Minister may make a T-3 reliability instrument at least 15 months before the start of the specified period, after 1 July 2022 the Minister can only make a T-3 reliability instrument three years before the specified period.
On 7 October 2021, the South Australia Minister for Energy and Mining revoked this T-3 Reliability Instrument with effect from that date.
Market Liquidity Obligation
MLO Generators in South Australia were required to perform the Market Liquidity Obligation for this Reliability Instrument from 7 February 2020 to 7 October 2021.