A threshold for accuracy and threshold for bias has been set to evaluate whether a load’s baseline methodology is acceptable for the Wholesale Demand Response mechanism. Just prior to the…
Guest author on WattClarity (but co-author of the Generator Statistical Digest 2020) uses the GSD2020 and numbers for preceding years to look at how some of the older solar farms are seeing some changes in performance metrics.
Following a number of requests from our clients, we are pleased to note that a GSD2020 Data Extract is now available.
Marcelle extends last week’s comparison of solar farm energy spot market revenue in 2020 by adding in an estimate of the LGC (green certificate) revenue.
Valued team member, Daniel Lee, reviews some of the early references to, and compliments for, the Generator Statistical Digest 2020 – which was released about 7 weeks ago.
It’s taken a while to find the time – but today I’m posting this next analytical piece (Part 3) that seeks to understand what happened on Sunday 24th January 2021 with the NEM-wide SCADA Failure, which contributed to the price spike that occurred in QLD by virtue of what it did to the ‘Q>>NIL_CLWU_RGLC’ constraint equation.
A short article this afternoon to link through to the Preliminary Report published by the AEMO, looking into what happened in South Australia last Friday (12th March 2021).
Which solar farms performed best in 2020? Marcelle compares spot revenue performance across the NEM.
Over 2,000 MW – or around 55% – of South Australia’s firm supply capacity was unavailable last Friday evening (March 12, 2021), along with virtually all of its large-scale renewable…
Two months ago prices spiked in QLD on a Sunday afternoon when AEMO lost SCADA data feed. One month ago AEMO published a preliminary report. In the background we have been taking a look…
After reviewing a monthly electricity bill for 2021, Murray Hogarth of Wattwatchers discusses issues arising from ‘smart meters’ and how a lack of accurate data for electricity consumption may be misleading many consumers.
In what’s become a fairly regular occurrence the past couple months, the price spiked in QLD for a single dispatch interval as the sun was setting.
A different type of market notice today (speaking of potential curtailment of embedded generation in South Australia) points to the future … accelerated by Heywood repairs in this instance.
A shorter article – thinking more about the future, prompted by one of the factors that contributed to the price volatility seen in South Australia on Friday 12th March 2021
Prices have (finally!) subsided, so here’s an initial review of what I can see about what happened in South Australia on Friday evening 12th March 2021. Apologies for mistakes (it’s rushed, there will be some)…
The price has spiked in South Australia this evening (Fri 12th March 2021). Here’s Part 1…
Adam Clarke from The City of Newcastle local government publishes this detailed look at what operating on a 100% renewable electricity contract looks like in practice, a year on.
This morning the AEMC has published its final rule focused on clarifying how Semi-Scheduled generators should follow dispatch targets – including in dispatch intervals where prices are negative, and some had been unexpectedly switching off.
AEMO Market Notice 83206 today notifies the broader market of the rectification work on the Heywood transmission (damaged 13 months ago) to be conducted from Friday morning this week.
Two initial thoughts, following EnergyAustralia’s announcement that they will close Yallourn Power Station four years earlier than initially planned (mid-2028).