Load Shedding (a.k.a. LOR3) forecast for QLD on Wednesday evening 2nd February 2022

In amongst the Market Notices being published today by the AEMO, mostly pertaining to the situation today, was Market Notice 94355 published at 13:26:58 forecasting *possible* load shedding in the QLD region on Wednesday evening (i.e. tomorrow) with peak curtailment at 19:00 NEM time.  Here’s the notice:


From :              AEMO
To   :              NEMITWEB1
Creation Date :     01/02/2022     13:26:58


Notice ID               :         94355
Notice Type ID          :         RESERVE NOTICE
Notice Type Description :         LRC/LOR1/LOR2/LOR3
Issue Date              :         01/02/2022
External Reference      :         PDPASA – Forecast Lack Of Reserve Level 3 (LOR3) in the QLD Region on 02/02/2022


Reason :

AEMO declares a Forecast LOR3 condition under clause 4.8.4(b) of the National Electricity Rules for the QLD region for the following period:

[1.] From 1900 hrs 02/02/2022 to 1930 hrs 02/02/2022.
The maximum load (other than interruptible loads) forecast to be interrupted is 79 MW at 1900 hrs.

AEMO is seeking a market response.

AEMO has not yet estimated the latest time it would need to intervene through an AEMO intervention event.

Manager NEM Real Time Operations


Nothing else at this point.

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