If you're relatively new to Australia's electricity industry and marketplace, your set of these two wall charts will save you many hours of time in getting your head around the structure of Australia's electricity supply industry, and the markets on the east coast and west coast.
If you're a seasoned hand within the electricity industry, your wall charts will save you countless hours in explaining what you know to others - and having them understand, without you tearing your hair out.
The “Power Supply Schematic” provides a view of the physical infrastructure that underlies the way the electricity market works in the NEM (and also the WEM in the west).
Existing generation stations are shown, colour-coded by fuel type with numbers of units and ownership details highlighted, together with where they connect into the transmission grid.
Transmission and distribution asset owners are also shown to complete the explanation.