An an elevated risk of the contingent disconnection of Distributed PV resurfaces for SA on 15 February 2024 with market notice 114743.
curtailment of solar PV
Market notice 114741 cancelled the notice of a high risk of curtailment of distributed PV in SA on 15 February 2024.
In our third guest authored post this week, Blake Ashton from SA Power Networks talks about the SA islanding event that occurred just over twelve months ago – how SAPN managed solar curtailment, and how their new ‘flexible exports’ option can address future challenges.
Echoing a question we’ve been asked – about the extent to which rooftop PV has been curtailed as a result of these minimum demand points.
Following the low levels of demand over the weekend (Sat 16th and Sun 17th Sept 2023) here’s a few quick notes.
With Q2 drawing to a close, we’re gearing up to produce GenInsights Quarterly Update for this quarter. Timely to look back at Q1 at what was reported about curtailment of wind and solar in that earlier Quarterly Update.
A short article to record the curtailment of rooftop PV underway in South Australia on Saturday 19th November 2022.
Rounding out the working week, there’s *currently* no forecast for curtailment of rooftop PV in SA on Friday 18th Nov (but clarifying it did happen on Monday 14th Nov 2022).
With low wind production in South Australia on Thursday 17th November, limited import capability and curtailment of rooftop PV, the price has spiked on Thursday afternoon
Once again this week we see (today, Thursday 17th November 2022) the AEMO taking action to curtail rooftop PV in South Australia to keep the system stable whilst islanded.
Same as yesterday, today (Wed 16th Nov 2022) sees curtailment of distributed PV occurring in South Australia.
On Tuesday 15th November 2022 we see curtailment of distributed PV has been underway since this morning.
6th article today, with some hints that AEMO and SA Power Networks are facing challenges in controlling the South Australian grid on Sunday 13th November 2022, after the islanding.
Electranet have posted a short update in the middle of the day, Sunday 13th November 2022.
A short initial article to note that curtailment of distributed PV is underway in South Australia under processes previously established by the AEMO.
Just last Friday the AEMO notified stakeholders more broadly about their new Market Notice Framework about ‘Minimum System Load’ and/or ‘Distributed Photovoltaics (DPV) Contingency’ … prior to Sunday’s new lowest point for minimum demand in South Australia!