On Thursday 22nd February 2024 the NEMwide demand has reached well above 32,000MW.
Articles by Paul McArdle
Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, along with some other large wind farms, is constrained off in Victoria on Thursday 22nd February 2024.
Victorian ‘Market Demand’ today (9,260MW at 15:40) is the highest we’ve seen since 31st January 2020 … just over 4 years ago.
AEMO declares credible contingency possible with respect to transmission in South Australia, due to bushfires.
A hot afternoon in VIC and TAS, with bushfires in both states, is driving volatility on Thursday 22nd February 2024
A quick record of some evening volatility in South Australia on Wednesday evening 21st February 2024
This is a first ‘deeper dive’ into AEMO data (both 4-second SCADA data and in the EMMS via ez2view) to see what’s visible able Stockyard Hill Wind Farm on Tuesday 13th February 2024.
AEMO points to the TransGrid document from Wed 14th Feb 2024 ‘NSW Synchronous Generation – interim advice for System Normal requirement’.
A short article using NEMwatch to record the start of spot price volatility in QLD and NSW at 17;55 on Tuesday 20th February 2024.
Following the review of bidding in VIC on Tue 13th Feb 2024, this review of the 4-second data for VIC on the day reveals another 28 Observations/Questions to explore later.
Some things in the AEMO’s Preliminary Operating Incident Report that stood out to me, and which will assist in our further investigations on WattClarity.
Five days after Tuesday 13th February 2024 we have a bit of time to take this initial (top-down) look at bidding for ENERGY in the Victorian region on that day … with 27 Questions/Observations identified!
A first article from me after starting to delve into a 14-hour time series of AEMO’s 4-second data for Tuesday 13th February 2024 (this one a trend of frequency to highlight points of interest).
A short article trending (through Tue 13th Feb 2024) aggregate enablement of Raise Regulation FCAS in DUIDs on the mainland … i.e. excluding Basslink.
AEMO’s preliminary operating incident report for what happened on Tuesday 13th February 2024 is available now.
It’s Thursday 15th February 2024 and (in amongst the detailed analysis relating to Tue 13th Feb 2024 in Victoria) we’re releasing the GSD2023 … the Generator Statistical Digest for the 2023 calendar year.
In this article we’ll have a first pass at what happened in Victoria on Tuesday 13th February 2024 at a DI-by-DI level … which we call ‘Timeline #1’ level – noting will go more granular later (Timeline #2) and less granular later (Timeline #3).
Following on just one day after CS Energy released an abridged report on the failure of Callide C4, the AFR reports about insurance problems.
The third (of 4) units at Loy Yang A that tripped on Wed 13th Feb 2024 is beginning to return to service ~26 hours afterwards.
What happened yesterday (Tue 13th Feb 2024) in Victoria was a significant event in the history of the NEM – and the flow on effects will be felt for weeks and months (even years?). Here’s a starting list of questions we’d like to explore…