Ben Domensino from WeatherZone has provided this summary about what we can expect to see across Australia during the 2021-22 summer weather season.
Some activity alerts prompt this short look at how the Victoria Big Battery is recovering from the industrial fire that took it out of action for a number of weeks.
This morning (Fri 8th Oct) the AEMO has released its Incident Report into what happened on 25th May 2021, starting with problems at Callide C4.
Following from some analytical work performed in testing for Five Minute Settlement, here’s a view of latency of rebids (all DUIDs, all commodities) in recent months that prompts a number of questions…
The AEMC recently published a draft determination on Primary Frequency Response – proposing it remain mandatory, and to introduce big changes to the causer-pays process, including payments for good performance.
Ron Brakels of SolarQuotes examines recent changes that will put the CER in charge of accreditation, which he explains is aimed at “kicking crap solar installers out of the industry”.
A quick look at three price spikes seen late afternoon in QLD on Monday 4th October 2021.
Looks like AEMO will be announcing a new ‘lowest point’ for Operational Demand in NSW later, given what has happened on Monday 4th October 2021 (Labour Day holiday).
In addition to being a low point for Scheduled Demand and Operational Demand in the QLD region, it was also the case on a NEM-wide basis.
A short note about a new low point for minimum demand that appears to have been set in the QLD region on Sunday 3rd October 2021
It was too tempting to take some time today to look back on the first fully 5-minute bids from Friday 1st October (the start of Five Minute Settlement) to see how much has changed.
It’s quite early Friday morning, 1st October 2021 … and Five Minute Settlement has commenced. Here’s a *very* early initial look.