First article today, recording a new ‘lowest ever’ point for demand in Victoria (Sun 31st Dec 2023), and possible intervention from AEMO has it looks to drop further, leading to possible grid instability.
A quick article for Friday (3rd Feb 2023) morning, looking ahead to this evening and what AEMO’s current forecasts are saying for this evening.
Hot on the heels of a new low point for Operational Demand in South Australia on the weekend, this evening AEMO warns of an ‘elevated risk of contingent disconnection of Distributed PV’ tomorrow (Wed 19th Oct 2022).
Dan Lee provides some exploratory calculations in order to estimate the total cost of maintaining electricity supply throughout a very turbulent June.
On Thursday 18th August 2022 the AEMO has released its report into the Market Suspension during June 2022. Will make for interesting reading …
A short note flagging AEMO’s publication (dated 15th August 2022) about compensation payments for the June 2022 events.
Second (linked) article this evening, spelling out the two theories we’re aware of with respect to why some participants might have withdrawn capacity from the NEMDE dispatch/pricing run in June 2022 – leading to the AEMO Suspending the Market.
Marcelle explores how settlement prices are set and how dispatch is operating during the current market suspension.
Despite it being overtaken by today’s Market Suspension, with its own compensation arrangements – still might be useful for readers to be aware of these two sources of discussion about the two different sources of compensation that seemed to be at play for a few days under Administered Price Caps (APC) following Cumulative Price Threshold (CPT) being reached.
Copying in this quick update from the AEMO.
Two copies of the ‘NEM Prices’ widget in ez2view highlights a disconnect.
AEMO may well trigger Reserve Trader
A short review of what we named ‘Instance #2’ in the yo-yo-ing of Available Generation after Administered Prices came into effect.
A quick tabular list of the 7 cases overnight where QLD saw ‘Actual LOR2’ and/or yo-yo Available Generation
Available Generation in QLD has been quite the see-saw following the imposition of Administered Pricing on Sunday evening, 12th June 2022. This is the 3rd occasion this evening we see ‘Actual LOR2’ warning.
In addition to this AEMC Rule Determination, I also noted that AEMO published this ‘RERT Contracted Report for 1st and 2nd February 2022’ back on 2nd March 2022: It’s a short 2-page report that: 1) Provides a list of a…
Catching up on recent developments, this AEMC Rule Determination (enabling AEMO to deal with ‘indistinct events’) caught my eye.
A quick look back at today (Tue 1st Feb) and look forward at tomorrow (Wed 2nd Feb).
Here’s just a couple of the strange things that are going on in the NEM this afternoon … particularly in QLD and NSW
Over 2,000 MW – or around 55% – of South Australia’s firm supply capacity was unavailable last Friday evening (March 12, 2021), along with virtually all of its large-scale renewable supply (a further 1,800 MW or so) but the lights…