Embedded Network Manager
On 1 December of 2017, Embedded Networks across the country are required to have appointed, or have become, an Embedded Network Manager or ENM. This requirement has come into effect because of the Power of Choice (PoC) regulations introduced into the electricity market by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).
The purpose of the Power of Choice regulations is to ensure that all electricity customers, either businesses or consumers, have access to the electricity retailer of their choice.
The ENM must be formally accredited by AEMO, a rigorous and extensive process that ensures that the ENM can deliver the technical and financial management support to the customers they serve in the embedded networks they manage. The role of the accredited Embedded Network Manager is to overview the network, and assist its customers to go “on-market” if this is the option they choose.
The PoC changes will impact Embedded Networks everywhere, not only in understanding the customers’ rights, but also the feasibility of the network.
Energy On is an accredited Embedded Network Manager. With many years’ experience in the operation of embedded networks, it was a natural step for us to become an ENM. With this accreditation, we can not only assist the networks we already operate, but we can also help other embedded networks manage their regulatory compliance obligations, while assisting customers within their networks to become on-market.
If you are unsure of what is required of your network with the Power of Choice, or you would like to appoint an accredited ENM with many years’ experience in the field, just give us a call on 1300 323 263 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org