The NEM-wide demand peaked (just!) above 30GW on Friday afternoon/evening 8th December 2023.
Articles by Paul McArdle
Second article on Friday 8th December 2023, about two NSW spikes that top-and-tail the volatility written about earlier in South Australia.
A quick update today, following news yesterday from CS Energy about a 17-day delay to the expected return to service of Callide C3, following repairs to the collapsed cooling tower.
This morning I was fortunate to listen into an ESIG Webinar with respect to their report ‘Weather Dataset Needs for Planning and Analyzing Modern Power Systems’
Some volatility in QLD and NSW on Tuesday 5th December 2023.
Following the release of GenInsights Quarterly Updates for 2023 Q3 we’ve chosen to share here one of the clear challenges for large-scale VRE that is emerging (particularly in 2023 Q3) due to the rise and rise of rooftop PV.
A quick note to mark the the release of GenInsights Quarterly Update for 2023 Q3 last week (and Executive Briefing to one of our subscribers today).
The first part of a Case Study looking at a large 5-minute ramp in ‘Aggregate Scheduled Target’ in the middle of the day (an unusual time) on Friday 8th September 2023
A quick note about a forecast by AEMO of shortfall in system strength in NSW region for Tuesday 14th November 2023.
A quick record of Sun 12th Nov 2023, with ‘minimum demand’ dropping further in Victoria
A quick review of spot price volatility seen in South Australia on Thursday evening 9th November 2023.
A brief article as a first Case Study looking at Mon 3rd and Tue 4th July 2023, in conjunction with the compilation of GenInsights Quarterly Updates for 2023 Q3.
We’re seeing an increasing number of claims on social media along the lines of ‘South Australia exporting more than it imports’. Whilst that was true around 2019, it’s NOT been the case for a number of years.
As the next step in recovering from a fire onsite during commissioning, Genex Power has released an ASX Announcement and the battery charged briefly on Friday 3rd Nov 2023 afternoon.
A brief article as a first Case Study looking at Friday 18th August 2023, in conjunction with the compilation of GenInsights Quarterly Updates for 2023 Q3.
With ez2view v220.127.116.11 released yesterday (Tue 30th Sept 2023) with enhancements to ‘Generator Outages’ we take the opportunity of some questions about Kogan Creek Power Station to have a look at the usefulness, and possible additional tweaks to make, to this software widget.
An article in the Australian this morning alerted me to yesterday’s Federal Court ruling against AGL Energy for not supplying contingency FCAS services (from Bayswater and Loy Yang A) when enabled by NEMDE. Here’s a quick look…
As the SMS alerts continue, here’s an article to record the new low point for Market Demand in NSW on Sunday 29th October 2023.
A quick review of a short period of ‘Actual LOR2’ in the South Australian region on Friday evening 27th October 2023.
A short article on Mon 23rd Oct 2023 about an AEMO’s publication of the latest Quarterly Energy Dynamics (a review of 2023 Q3). This follows closely from AER’s Wholesale Markets Quarterly for the same period.