Over the period of summer 2006-07, we prepared a number of articles about other occasions of note in the NEM (in addition to the blackout of 16th January 2007, which has been written about separately).
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Wednesday, February 2 2011
More extreme weather drives extreme demand and extreme prices – on Wednesday 2nd February.
Saturday, July 25 2009
We saw a massive new peak for NEM-Wide demand set on 29th January 2009, which surprised many (including us).
We return to that data and, by comparing with the previous 10 summers, see whether it should have been entirely unexpected.
Friday, November 30 2012
Some quick observations about the price spikes observed yesterday on the back of high temperature-driven demand in Victoria.
Wednesday, February 27 2019
An AEMO Market Notice about “Generator Recall” for Friday’s forecast hot weather in South Australia and Victoria prompts a quick look at what’s changed in the forecast that would prompt this action.