Stanwell Corporation Limited & Diamantina Power Station Pty Limited - Authorisations - A91448


Stanwell Corporation Limited and Diamantina Power Station (the Applicants) are seeking authorisation of the technical and operational arrangements related to the operation of the North West Power System (NWPS). Specifically, the parties are seeking authorisation to agree rules related to the coordination of dispatch of generators, and demand management and load shedding of certain electricity consumers within the NWPS (the Dispatch Protocol). NWPS is an isolated electricity generation and transmission network based in Mt Isa and is not connected to the national grid.

On 29 January 2015 the ACCC issued a determination authorising the arrangements, subject to a condition, until 20 February 2020.

The ACCC's determination is available from the link below.


  • Diamantina Power Station Pty Limited
  • Stanwell Corporation Limited

Authorisation number(s)

  • A91448
  • A91449