A very short note containing a graph posted by Josh Stabler yesterday, showing that a new record Australian domestic weekly gas price has been hit.
A short article looking at changing patterns of hydro utilisation on the mainland – particularly with recent volatility.
Have fielded some questions recently, so thought it easiest to include this snapshot from ez2view ‘Bids and Offers’ widget looking back over the past week from now and filtered down specifically to Snowy Hydro’s Valley Power peaking facility in the…
A quick look at market volatility in the South Australian region of the NEM on Tuesday 17th May 2022.
A short article about this evening’s market volatility in the QLD region on Monday 16th May 2022
A short note to mark this evening’s volatility in the QLD region.
Earlier today, Josh Stabler spoke at the Energy Users Association of Australia (EUAA) conference in Melbourne about “the timeline of energy scarcity’. His presentation focused on rising spot and futures prices throughout the four mainland regions of the NEM.
One (of many) dispatch intervals this morning with extreme price volatility.
After last night’s volatility in SA, sustained high prices have been on the menu again. With the SA spot price in quadruple digits for most of the past hour and half, hitting a peak of $9,941.06
I’ve already noted about the appropriateness of holding the EUAA National Conference this week … with gas and electricity spot prices being elevated as they have been in recent times! This evening (Monday 9th May 2022) market volatility has put…
The ‘N-RVYS_2’ Constraint Set continues, with delays in the outage compared with expectations last week.
The EUAA is holding its National Conference this week in Melbourne, and we’re looking forward to being there. Elevated prices (which we have seen a lot of recently) are sure to be part of the conversation…
A brief look, this morning, at the (briefly) forecast Load Shedding (i.e. LOR3) conditions for this Thursday 12th May 2022 in South Australia
Thursday 5th May 2022 again sees volatility in QLD and NSW
A first after-the-fact review of the price volatility seen in QLD and NSW on Tuesday evening, 2nd May 2022. What were some of the causal factors?
Evening volatility re-occurs – in QLD and NSW on Wednesday 4th May 2022
A first look at the extended outage of Loy Yang A2 in Victoria following an electrical fault on Not-So-Good Friday, 15th April 2022.
Guest author Carl Daley from EnergyByte provides this summary of record-setting spot price outcomes throughout April. Carl also looks at how generator outages, rising global LNG and thermal coal prices, and other factors are putting pressure on spot prices.
A short article about some coal quality issues at Millmerran Power Station flowing out of this year’s La Nina rain event.
A short note about this evening’s price volatility in QLD and NSW with tight supply-demand balance caused by import limitations (amongst other things).