A quick note to mark the the release of GenInsights Quarterly Update for 2023 Q3 last week (and Executive Briefing to one of our subscribers today).Read More
The requirement for the very fast raise contingency service is set to increase to 100 MW. We review availability and bids to consider the impact.
The results of the recent MTPASA (Medium-Term Projected Assessment of System Adequacy), published on 17 October 2023, led a declaration of low reserve conditions in Market Notice 110284.
The new 1-second FCAS markets have been operational since the 9th October. We take a look to find out how it has fared.
A short note about the publication of a richer MT PASA DUID Availability data set in ez2view v9.8 – made possible as a result of the other change that goes live in the NEM on Monday 9th October 2023
Very Fast FCAS, because it operates at a faster timescale, can arrest the rise or fall in frequency more rapidly than the current fast service and therefore provides an avenue to mitigate the costs of needing to procure increasing levels of the existing fast service. The markets (raise and lower) are going live on 9 October 2023.
A quick note to mark the the release of GenInsights Quarterly Update for Q2 2023 last week.
The change to use MaxAvail from the energy bid, for semi-scheduled units, was implemented on 7 August 2023.
2 x AEMO Market Notices this afternoon prompt this article about four upcoming Market Enhancements … with the first to planned to commence from next Monday 7th August 2023
A quick note on Wednesday 31st May 2023 to mark the release of GenInsights Quarterly Update for Q1 2023.
AEMO is re-enabling the ‘MaxAvail’ figure in bids for Semi-Scheduled units. It will act as a limit on capacity available, feeding into the NEMDE dispatch process for the unit. We look at how Semi-Scheduled plant have currently been treating MaxAvail in the bid and share some insights.
Today (Tue 23rd May) is the go-live date for AEMO’s EMMS v5.2 – which will contain new data for some market enhancements. Here’s a quick look at where this first change will appear in ez2view, highlighting some considerations for Semi-Scheduled units and self-forecasting.
Following an Executive Briefing last week to one client, this week we released the PDF Report for GenInsights Quarterly Update for Q4 2022. Here’s some information to explain what it is.
Following a focused effort over the past two months, we’ve released the updated statistical record of operations in Australia’s National Electricity Market … the Generator Statistical Digest 2022 (GSD2022)
On Monday 31st October 2022 we released GenInsights Quarterly Updates for Q3 2022 – second in the expanding series, following customer requests for updates of GenInsights21
Also on Thursday 29th September 2022 we had AGL Energy’s ‘earlier than previously stated’ closure announcement for Loy Yang A power station.
Two headline reports (one from the ESB, one from the AER) released today, so readers can consider them together.
On Wednesday 28th September 2022 the Queensland Government has launched its much awaited Energy Policy.
Next Tuesday 5th April 2022 the Smart Energy Council has organised us to provide a briefing on GenInsights21, and what we can learn from this to inform the energy transition.
We’re please to note that the Generator Statistical Digest 2021 (a.k.a. GSD2021) is available to clients from Monday 28th March 2022.