Widespread rain event one factor in pricing volatility in QLD on Thursday 11th November 2021 (Part 2)


Another short article to follow Part 1 earlier today, with a snapshot from here on the BOM site at 14:30 NEM time to highlight the widespread cloud cover today:

2021-11-11-at-14-30-BOM-weathermap

Coupled with this I’ve added this snapshot from ez2view at 13:05, with the Large Solar Farms highlighted, to provide some indication of how widespread the impact has been through today:

2021-11-11-at-15-05-ez2view-QLD

Note that FCAS Contingency Raise prices have been sky-high in the QLD region for hours … driven significantly by constraints on the QNI interconnector amongst other things.

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Paul McArdle
One of three founders of Global-Roam back in 2000, Paul has been CEO of the company since that time. As an author on WattClarity, Paul's focus has been to help make the electricity market more understandable.

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