Two units at Tarong come offline Wednesday morning 28th Feb 2024 … not planned in advance

A quick note to record that Wednesday morning between 09:00 and 10:00 Tarong Unit 1 and then Tarong Unit 2 have both come offline from close to minimum load, only 15 minutes apart in time:


This was captured in the email alerts configured in the ‘Notifications’ widget within ez2view, as shown above.

A quick reference to the ‘Generator Outages’ widget in ez2view at the 09:50 dispatch interval shows it was not planned in advance:


I presume they have just tripped, and will be back online shortly … but does add another ‘interesting’ variable in relation to the tight supply-demand balance forecast for NSW and QLD tomorrow (Thursday 29th February 2024).

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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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