Dan Lee looks at twenty years of capacity factors for wind farms to see if they are improving in line with recent discussion and long-term modelling assumptions.
For a couple of reasons, I’ve updated/extended the trend of monthly aggregate statistics for wind farms across the NEM … now out till the end of August 2023.
Nick Bartels of Greenview Strategic Consulting uses the price energy harvest metric from our GSD2022 data extract to examine the recent performance of each fuel type within the NEM.
Prompted by a number of different factors in recent times, in this article we explain why assessing a units ‘Installed Capacity’ is significantly more complex than it might initially appear!
David Leitch highlights some themes that stuck out to him as he read through this year’s edition of the Generator Statistical Digest – including a look at how batteries are dominating the FCAS market, some surprises with capacity factor, and other things
Our guest author, Allan O’Neil, posts an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of an increasingly popular metric – the LCOE (or Levellised Cost of Energy)