Australia's energy market operator says it will lift its suspension of the country's main wholesale electricity market as its power crisis eases.
The restrictions will be temporarily lifted on Thursday before a final decision is made.
Officials also urged people in the state of New South Wales to conserve power over concerns about shortages.
The state - which has a population of around 8 million - includes the country's biggest city Sydney.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Australian Energy Market Operator (Aemo) said it had "seen a clear improvement in market conditions" and that it would resume trading from 04:00 in Sydney on Thursday (19:00 BST Wednesday).
It added that it would monitor the market for at least 24 hours before making a decision to formally lift
Australia is one of the world's biggest exporters of coal and liquefied natural gas but it has been struggling with a power crisis since last month.