Capacity assessment

In effect

The Coal Network Capacity Company conducts capacity assessments of Aurizon Network’s central Queensland coal network, including developing and amending the system operating parameters, in accordance with cl. 7A of the 2017 access undertaking.

The initial capacity assessment report assesses the deliverable capacity of each coal system, having regard to the way each coal system operates in practice, from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2024.

The initial capacity assessment report sets out the constraints that reduce, or are likely to reduce, deliverable network capacity and identifies any existing capacity deficits (where the deliverable capacity will not meet committed capacity). It also includes specific causes for any existing capacity deficits and provides potential solutions for addressing them, where possible.

Aurizon Network has responded to the initial capacity assessment report, outlining its preliminary views on the causes, and possible solutions, for existing capacity deficits, including indicative timeframes for implementation.

Aurizon Network will consult with end users, customers and access holders, consolidate this feedback and finalise its recommendations in a detailed report expected in February 2022.

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12 November 2021 Other documents Aurizon Network’s preliminary ICAR response pdf, 3.13 Mb
01 November 2021 Other documents Coal Network Capacity Co – Initial Capacity Assessment Report REDACTED pdf, 5.07 Mb
01 November 2021 Other documents Coal Network Capacity Co – System Operating Parameters for ICAR REDACTED pdf, 2.58 Mb