Guest author, Allan O’Neil, takes a detailed look at how VIC1-NSW1 transfer capability has been limited frequently due to constraints related to the 051 line in southern NSW, and what it means in terms of inter-regional settlements residue accumulations, market efficiency overall, and the energy transition.
A brief article as a first Case Study looking at Mon 3rd and Tue 4th July 2023, in conjunction with the compilation of GenInsights Quarterly Updates for 2023 Q3.
A short article on Saturday about an AER’s publication that was released in the past week … a review of 2023 Q3.
A quick note to mark the the release of GenInsights Quarterly Update for Q2 2023 last week.
A quick note at another research paper (focused on an area of interest to us) that’s crossed our field of vision.
In conjunction with the analysis done to complete GenInsights Quarterly Update for Q1 2023 (released today), here’s 14 years of daily data of ‘Aggregate Scheduled Target’ that might help to illustrate the aggregate requirement for fully dispatchable capacity of some type as the closure of coal accelerates into the future.
A quick note on Wednesday 31st May 2023 to mark the release of GenInsights Quarterly Update for Q1 2023.
In the fourth instalment of this ongoing case study, Dan Lee maps the locations and contributions of the semi-scheduled units that contributed to the +861MW Aggregate Raw Off-Target that occurred on the afternoon of October 27th 2022.
From 16th March 2023 the infamous ‘x5 constraint’ has been split into two. We quickly showed previously that the design of the Left Hand Side (LHS) does not vary. In today’s article, valued guest author Allan O’Neil takes a look at what is different.
In Part 3 of this Case Study, we look at the source of the Dispatch Interval Availability forecasts for these units at 17:05 on 27th October 2022 (i.e. Self-Forecast or something else, incl AWEFS/ASEFS).
In Part 1 of this Case Study, we start to look at the large collective under-performance across all Semi-Scheduled units (i.e. Wind and Large Solar) at 17:05 on 27th October 2022. More to come in subsequent parts…
This second excerpt from GenInsights 2022 Q4 Update highlights some of what’s seen in terms of the performance of coal units.
Following a focused effort over the past two months, we’ve released the updated statistical record of operations in Australia’s National Electricity Market … the Generator Statistical Digest 2022 (GSD2022)
Today (Thu 15th Dec) the AER published their Wholesale electricity market performance report 2022 – their third report in this series.
On Monday 31st October 2022 we released GenInsights Quarterly Updates for Q3 2022 – second in the expanding series, following customer requests for updates of GenInsights21
A quick note to mark Thursday’s release of the QED for Q3 2022 by the AEMO
Spoilt for choice for what to speak about on Wednesday 14th September 2022 at ‘Smart Energy Queensland’ conference.
With the AER having released its ‘Wholesale Markets Quarterly’ for Q2 2022 yesterday, I skimmed and saw 9 discrete factors flagged … each of which contributed to the extreme (price and scarcity) outcomes seen through Q2 2022.
Yesterday (Tue 6th Sept 2022) the AER released its ‘Wholesale Markets Quarterly’ report for Q2 2022 – which, given the Energy Crisis that unfolded then, should prove interesting reading.
… flagging (for WattClarity readers and subscribers) a useful contribution from Ben Skinner at the AEC to explore and explain some aspects of the June 2022 Market Suspension and surrounding factors.