A quick synopsis of some market reforms at the AEMC relating to system frequency.
Fast Frequency Response (FFR)
One of the many data sets being crunched as part of our analytical efforts underpinning the development of ‘GenInsights21’ is system frequency. In this short article today, we share some initial observations on how it has been changing.
Just under 3 weeks ago (on 22nd April 2021) the AEMC published a draft determination that would establish ‘Fast Frequency Response’ as an additional (i.e. 9th and 10th) FCAS service in the NEM. We take a brief look.
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.