Articles by Kate Summers

Kate Summers is an occasional guest author on WattClarity, who specialises in power system control and technical regulation issues for the NEM and Renewable Energy in Australia.

Fast Frequency Service – Treating the symptom not the cause?

The National Electricity Market (NEM) is designed to operate at 50 Hz. Frequency deviation occurs when generation and load are mismatched. It is important in a lightly meshed and long network such as the NEM to maintain tight frequency control and that frequency response is available throughout the network.