The NSW Government has published the Draft Renewable Energy Zone (South West) Access Scheme Order 2023 and Draft South West REZ Access Scheme Position Paper available here. The position paper explains the policy design and purpose of the Draft South West REZ Access Scheme Declaration and the proposed regulations that will enable the South West REZ Access Scheme, including modifications to the National Electricity Rules (NER).
The paper also provides an overview of the streamlined REZ connection process option, as well as minimum regulated components of access fees for community and employment purposes.
The submission period closed on 15 May 2023 and the NSW Government is currently reviewing submissions. Any questions can be directed to [email protected] with ‘Your Name/Organisation – South West REZ Access Scheme Declaration’ in the subject line.