For those not watching Market Notices too closely, the AEMO published Market Notice 96632 at 15:52 today (shortly before this one for QLD) as follows:
From : AEMO
To : NEMITWEB1
Creation Date : 30/05/2022 15:52:42
Notice ID : 96632
Notice Type ID : GENERAL NOTICE
Notice Type Description : Subjects not covered in specific notices
Issue Date : 30/05/2022
External Reference : Upcoming cold weather and gas market operation from 30/05/2022 to 06/06/2022
AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE
AEMO notes that there is cold weather forecast between Monday 30/05/2022 and Monday 06/06/2022 across a range of NEM regions over the coming week as per the below:
Adelaide – max temps in range 14 to 15 degrees.
Melbourne – max temps in range 11 to 14 degrees.
Bankstown – max temps in range 14 to 18 degrees.
Hobart- max temps in range 12 to 14 degrees.
and that in a number of gas markets there is an administered market state in operation:
AEMO requests Market Generators to:
1. review the weather forecast in the local area where their generating units are located and,
2. if required, update the available capacity and/or limits on energy in their dispatch offers or availability submissions consistent with the forecast temperatures and any energy or plant limitations.
END OF REPORT
‘Interesting’ times indeed…