Coincident with the AEMC’s Final Determination yesterday (Thu 15th July) on FFR, there was also the Draft Determination published on Energy Storage Systems. Here are some (very) early thoughts…
Caroline Wykamp and Hydro Tasmania’s wholesale team discuss the new ‘virtual storage’ electricity swap contract that they have recently brokered with Renewable Energy Hub.
Guest author, Carl Daley, investigates why big batteries weren’t able to fully capitalise on extreme spot prices in SA on Friday 12th March.
With UQ recently publishing a performance review of their 1.1MW battery project for the 2020 calendar year, Andrew Wilson posts some extracts from the full report, particularly focusing on the battery’s arbitrage function.
Guest author, Warwick Forster, examines the delayed but impending move to 5-minute settlement for the NEM and the potential effects on utility scale storage.
Our guest author Stephen Sproul looks at how the Dalrymple Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), currently the only source of virtual inertia on the NEM, responded to the November 2019 SA islanding event.