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Submission to AEMO on DSP Forecasting Technology

November 29, 2023
Johanna Bowyer and Gabrielle Kuiper and Amandine Denis-Ryan
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Submission to Australian Energy Market Operator

28 November 2023

To: AEMO – [email protected]

RE: Demand Side Participation (DSP) Forecasting Methodology and DSP Information Guidelines Consultation

Thank you for the opportunity for the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) to provide input on the draft changes to the Demand Side Participation (DSP) Forecasting Methodology and Demand Side Participation Information (DSPI) Guidelines.

Please see IEEFA’s view on the consultation in the following pages. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss our submission and the review with AEMO.


Johanna Bowyer – Lead Analyst, Australian Electricity

Dr Gabrielle Kuiper – Guest Contributor, IEEFA

Amandine Denis-Ryan – CEO, IEEFA Australia

Types of flexible demand

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Johanna Bowyer

Johanna Bowyer is the Lead Analyst for Australian Electricity at IEEFA. Her research is focused on trends in the National Electricity Market, energy policy and decarbonisation.

Prior to joining IEEFA, Johanna researched distribution networks at CSIRO, worked as an engineer at Solar Analytics and Suntech and worked as a management consultant at Kearney.

Johanna has a first-class Honours Degree in Photovoltaics and Solar Energy Engineering from UNSW Australia. While at UNSW she received the Co-op Scholarship, No Carbon Women in Solar Prize and Photovoltaics Thesis Prize.

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Gabrielle Kuiper

DER Specialist and a Director at The Superpower Institute, Dr. Gabrielle Kuiper is an energy, sustainability and climate change professional with over twenty years’ experience in the corporate world, government and non-government organisations and academia. She was previously the DER Strategy Specialist with the Energy Security Board.

Prior to that Dr. Kuiper held senior executive or senior advisory energy-related positions in the Office of the Australian Prime Minister, at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), and in the NSW Government.

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Amandine Denis-Ryan

Amandine is a recognized expert in net zero emissions transitions across the economy. She led the development of the first domestic net zero emissions pathway for Australia and subsequent updates, which are considered to be the reference for Paris-aligned pathways and used by business, finance and government organisations.

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