Some interesting data coming from our forecast convergence widget yesterday afternoon, hinted to us that bushfire smoke is likely to have been impacting rooftop PV generation levels in Victoria.
A brief chart to capture VIC demand climbing above expectations.
An afternoon update (16:05) of the forecasts for QLD this evening, Sat 27th Jan 2024
A quick update (from 07:35 Mon 22nd Jan 2024) of forecast demand conditions for this evening in QLD.
A quick look (Friday morning 19th January) towards Monday evening 22nd January 2024 in Queensland.
Today we take a look back at the operation of Stanwell unit 1 over the past 3 years … but particularly since its return from a Major Outage in September 2023
A quick look back at Saturday 6th January 2024 in South Australia – and the case of an unforecast drop in ‘Market Demand’
Third article today, focusing on an apparent anomaly between AEMO’s P30 and P5 predispatch forecasts for Victorian demand today (Sun 31st Dec 2023).
Second short article on Thursday evening 28th December 2023, looking forward to Friday evening 29th December 2023.
A late morning update on forecast conditions for NSW this evening, Thu 14th Dec 2023
Some quick notes about volatility in SA on Friday evening 11th August 2023.
Light winds and a constrained interconnector contributed to elevated prices on 1 August 2023.
It does not happen often, so when receiving 4 different ‘coal unit off’ alerts within 24 hours, we thought we would take a look …
Answering a reader question (about the current outage at Millmerran unit 2) with some pictures in an article on WattClarity.
A first look at a forecast for tight supply-demand conditions for South Australia on Wednesday 10th May 2023.
Latest data from AEMO (from Fri 14th April) suggests Liddell unit 4 might close a couple days later than when we’d looked in February.
News of the arrival of another high cost replacement component (generator stator) at Callide C4 prompts me to have an updated look … with a new feature in ez2view.
Today (Fri 3rd February 2023) is an illustration of the inherent difficulties in ‘successfully’ forecasting electricity demand!
A quick article for Friday (3rd Feb 2023) morning, looking ahead to this evening and what AEMO’s current forecasts are saying for this evening.
Our fourth article looking forward to this Friday afternoon (3rd February 2023) in the Queensland region, where successive AEMO STPASA forecast data is showing considerable variability about what peak demand might be for the QLD region (it *might*, if predictions turn into reality, smash the prior all-time record). Dan Lee looks into how the demand forecast has been evolving and what to watch for this Friday afternoon.