Low energy prices in South Australia combined with high prices for Raise Regulation
A timely reminder from Rod Sims (at the ACCC) this week that there are a number of factors driving electricity price higher – not just a single “smoking gun”
An energy crisis (like a train wreck) is upon us.
A collection of articles about this energy transition
Articles pertaining to summer 2017-18 in the NEM
Articles pertaining to spring 2017 (Sept, Oct, Nov) in the NEM
This is a category of articles that have been accumulating on WattClarity for some time, aimed at helping to tame Villain #4, which is what we see as a growing deficit in Energy Literacy/Numeracy required to effectively deal with the…
Our guest author, Allan O’Neil, posts an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of an increasingly popular metric – the LCOE (or Levellised Cost of Energy)
A quick outline of what have been (in my view) the three key reasons why wholesale electricity prices in Queensland have risen, compared to 5 years ago.
An explanation of how the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) contributed to the wind drought we observed recently on WattClarity.
A year on from my review of “remarkable” prices seen in Q2 2016, I return to the same analysis and update for Q2 2017. Outcomes are even more extreme…