A brief chart to capture VIC demand climbing above expectations.
The supply side rose to meet the new peak demand level in QLD on 22nd Jan 2024.
With ez2view v220.127.116.11 released yesterday (Tue 30th Sept 2023) with enhancements to ‘Generator Outages’ we take the opportunity of some questions about Kogan Creek Power Station to have a look at the usefulness, and possible additional tweaks to make, to this software widget.
The new 1-second FCAS markets have been operational since the 9th October. We take a look to find out how it has fared.
A short note about the publication of a richer MT PASA DUID Availability data set in ez2view v9.8 – made possible as a result of the other change that goes live in the NEM on Monday 9th October 2023
Very Fast FCAS, because it operates at a faster timescale, can arrest the rise or fall in frequency more rapidly than the current fast service and therefore provides an avenue to mitigate the costs of needing to procure increasing levels of the existing fast service. The markets (raise and lower) are going live on 9 October 2023.
A second quick article about the reported commencement of industrial action at Kogan Creek Power Station in QLD today (Thu 21st Sept 2023).
AEMO is re-enabling the ‘MaxAvail’ figure in bids for Semi-Scheduled units. It will act as a limit on capacity available, feeding into the NEMDE dispatch process for the unit. We look at how Semi-Scheduled plant have currently been treating MaxAvail in the bid and share some insights.
Today (Tue 23rd May) is the go-live date for AEMO’s EMMS v5.2 – which will contain new data for some market enhancements. Here’s a quick look at where this first change will appear in ez2view, highlighting some considerations for Semi-Scheduled units and self-forecasting.
A first look forward to the week ahead in South Australia, to what’s forecast in the market at a high level (using an ez2view trend widget).
In this article we explain a different (and sometimes quite powerful) way of reviewing some performance metrics in relation to the passage of another dimension of time.
A snapshot from the ez2view ‘NEM Prices’ widget recording a (thankfully, and hopefully short-lived) event.
A question on Twitter from Benny Beatts (about dispatch of Origin’s Eraring unit 2 on Monday 30th May) illustrates why price setting is not as simple as adding up bids that are dispatched.
Marcelle explores the little-understood concept in NEM dispatch of the tie-break principle, using the new ‘Constraint Dashboard’ widget in ez2view.
It’s Sunday 24th October 2021 and the AEMO’s new Centralised Negawatt Dispatch Mechanism has started operations. What can we see?
On Wednesday afternoon some high prices forecast for South Australia from Thursday morning prompted a question from a Large Energy User client.
It was too tempting to take some time today to look back on the first fully 5-minute bids from Friday 1st October (the start of Five Minute Settlement) to see how much has changed.
It’s quite early Friday morning, 1st October 2021 … and Five Minute Settlement has commenced. Here’s a *very* early initial look.
Following Saturday’s review of changed expectations for Callide Power Station and Yallourn Power Station, I took a look at aggregate expectation by fuel type. Here’s a belated article with the results.
A media release by EnergyAustralia this afternoon (Tue 15th June) about Yallourn mine flooding prompts an updated look on Wattclarity…