A short note about an unexpected Basslink outage that began yesterday morning.
Ben Skinner from the Australian Energy Council examines how transmission is currently funded in the NEM.
Some quick calcs to update a ball-park estimate on the cost of the Tasmanian energy crisis
Recapping what I’ve learnt (and highlighting some of the things I have yet to learn) about the electricity supply crisis currently facing Tasmania
A massive (60%) instantaneous reduction in Tassie’s electricity demand in the early hours of this morning caught our attention.
Some quick notes today, on day #2 of the Carbon Tax, prompted by some prices that jumped all around the place (not so much due to carbon, though).
I noted that the recent Basslink outage made the news today as a result of political point scoring in the Tasmanian parliament. As noted in the news report, the Basslink outage started on Saturday 17th April, and continued through until…