Search Results for 5/30 issue

A Second Serving of the Q2 Elephant

For a second portion of Q2 “elephant eating”, I’ll look in some detail at the dynamics of an early instance of spot price volatility in Queensland, because many drivers turn out to be similar across other volatile intervals in the…

Making demand response work with negative prices

A recent development over in the WEM (paying energy users to consume, when there’s too much solar and wind) highlights the lack of foresight in the NEM … where we’ve implemented a significant reform (yet to start) that will do nothing to address negative prices.

Observing Easter Saturday, a little belatedly

Guest author, Allan O’Neil, invests some time to explore a number of different aspects of Easter Saturday (11th April 2020), each noteworthy in their own right (including low demand, high percentage share renewables, negative prices and dynamic bidding)

Price Energy Harvest

The term ‘Price Energy Harvest’ is one that we coined and applied in the Generator Statistical Digest 2019. (A)  Why is the ‘Price Energy Harvest’ important? The NEM is perhaps the most volatile commodity market in the world – with prices…