The annual Reserve Capacity Cycle is depicted in the flow chart below. Please click on the underlined text within the flow chart for further information on the various processes in the Reserve Capacity Cycle.
The clauses of the Market Rules which cover the Reserve Capacity Mechanism are in Chapter 4 and in Appendix 3. Various processes in the Reserve Capacity Mechanism are also guided by Market Procedures.
Further information on the role of the Reserve Capacity Mechanism in the WEM, please see the Market Structure and Capacity in the SWIS pages.