Dan Lee provides some exploratory calculations in order to estimate the total cost of maintaining electricity supply throughout a very turbulent June.
… 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.
The AEMO publishes its Quarterly Energy Dynamics (QED) every quarter, but on many occasions we don’t note it here on WattClarity®. In this instance, we thought it was worth a direct reference for our readers here – you can access…
On Friday morning 29th July 2022 the AEMO is releasing its ‘Quarterly Energy Dynamics’ for Q2 2022 – I’ve flipped through an embargoed copy and have highlighted here eight different factors flagged by AEMO that have each contributed to the extreme price outcomes seen through Q2 2022. There are probably others noted as well….
The unsuspension of the market is a useful time to reflect on ‘how we got here’ … starting with this 18-month trend of daily average spot prices.
Broader discussions about the ‘2022 Energy Crisis’, and the specific discussion this afternoon for the EUAA Electricity Committee prompted us to publish (in full) Key Observation #5 of 22 of our GenInsights21 report here today.
Tristan Edis of Green Energy Markets explains his thoughts on what has caused the evolving energy crisis and what state and federal governments could do in response.
Guest author David Leitch examines the effects of recent rain and how it has disrupted coal production along the east coast.
First up in our listing of Villains in relation to the unfolding energy crisis are, of course, our political leaders – State and Federal, past, present and prospective.
A multi-layered energy crisis is upon us. I’ve identified 10 “root causes” (or “villains”) that have each played key roles in the way in which our energy transition has run off the rails.
Some quick thoughts about Tesla’s promise to “fix South Australia’s power woes”. Which specific problem is Tesla promising to fix?
With high temperatures forecast for SA (hence higher demand) coinciding with low wind, social media references to “blackout” increase. Is this helpful?