Australia’s power market

New kid on the bloc

Power lines

Australia's capacity for electricity trading is often overlooked on the international energy stage, but the country's electricity market has been developing rapidly, both in terms of liquidity and breadth of participation. Market analysts say that as sophisticated traders continue to flock to Australian electricity trading platforms, the market could realise its potential to become a highly liquid and imaginative market.

The set-up of the Australian spot market for electricity echoes that of som