Australian Energy Market Operator

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) is responsible for the day-to-day management of wholesale and retail energy market operations, including:

  • the National Electricity Market
  • the Victorian Declared Wholesale Gas Market
  • the Short Term Trading Market, and
  • retail markets that facilitate retail competition, allowing customers to purchase energy from a supplier of their choice.

AEMO also coordinated the strategic development of the national electricity grid. In gas, it delivers strategic planning advice and forecasting to guide long-term investment and resources management.