Mike Williams, our guest author, has returned to post some more analysis on the specifically-focused demand response site about the opportunity and risks with pool price pass-through strategy and DSM in New South Wales.
Tuesday, November 24 2020
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.
Wednesday, September 18 2013
A few thoughts from another guest commentator (Paul Taliangis @ Core Energy) about where gas-fired generation volumes look set to go.
Friday, January 5 2018
It’ll be hot in parts of the NEM tomorrow (Saturday 6th Jan) but don’t expect demand to be too high – and don’t be trigger happy on the Emergency Demand Response!
Weather forecasts tell of an expected hot weekend on Saturday (in Melbourne & Adelaide) and then Sunday (in Sydney) – which has led to some news articles talking about “searing heat across the southeast putting energy supplies under pressure”. Let’s not get carried away – it looks like the levels of demand will be pretty moderate.
Saturday, February 11 2017
First (and perhaps only?) post on a super-hot Saturday in NSW