Geoff Eldridge provides a list of some the key records that were broken in the NEM yesterday, thanks particularly to high demand coming from Victoria.
Ben Domensino of WeatherZone provides an update on the bushfire danger in Victoria and Tasmania, whilst temperature forecasts are projected to be elevated in northern NSW.
Tristan Edis of Green Energy Markets argues how system longevity, battery-coupling, distribution network capability, and increasing capacity will shore up rooftop PV’s position in the market.
David Leitch and Paul Bandarian present and discuss the model they’ve created which uses a maximum Sharpe ratio wind and solar portfolio for the 2025 calendar year, drawing upon data from the AEMO’s 2024 ISP.
In light of another transmission tower collapse caused by convective wind gusts, we’ve invited wind loading expert Dr John Holmes to explain this phenomena.
Allan O’Neil provides a couple of initial observations regarding Dundonnell Wind Farm and Loy Yang A from his first glance of at the 4-second SCADA data from the events in Victoria on Tuesday afternoon.
Perhaps unrealised by many, but Tuesday afternoon’s events in Victoria resulted in a new record low in terms of number of coal units being online in the region, Geoff Eldridge explores.
Dr Roger Dargaville from the Monash Energy Institute argues that Tuesday’s events in Victoria were a showing of a system resilience, and not fragility.
Nick Bartels from Greenview Strategic Consulting uses the GSD2023 to examine minimum and maximum generation levels at various coal and gas plants in the market.
Weatherzone meteorologist, Ben Domensino, reports on the extent of the severe weather conditions across Victoria yesterday.
David Leitch provides his top insights from reading his (pre-published) copy of our GSD2023 – due to be released later this week.
Inspired (or provoked) by Paul’s earlier article noting ‘NEM-wide demand has been quite low through summer 2023-24 (at least to date)’, guest author Allan O’Neil takes a look at how aggregate consumption stacks up for this summer, compared to prior.
The third and final part of this series of articles from Greg Williams about opportunity costs in electricity markets – this time narrowing in on policy implications.
Geoff Eldridge of Global Power Energy publishes this summary of the demand records that were broken in QLD as the regoin sweltered through hot and humid conditions last night.
Ashleigh Lange of WeatherZone reports on the high apparent temperatures being felt in South East Queensland today.
In the second part of this three part series, Greg Williams explains how fuel cost scarcity, inflexibilities, opportunity costs and other factors affects generator bids/offers.
Clutch’s Mitch Baker has shared his initial thoughts and questions that jumped out to him from reading the AEMO’s 2024 draft ISP.
Guest author, Greg Williams provides the first part of a three-parter about costs in the NEM. In part one here he explains modelling opportunity costs and the value of ‘the next best alternative’.
Guest author Allan O’Neil continues our series of posts on very low system demand levels in South Australia and Victoria on New Year’s Eve, with a few unresolved questions remaining
New guest author (Aditya Upadhye) posts some thoughts about Generator Compliance Management – especially in the light of AER’s stated priority of ‘improve market participants compliance with performance standards and standards for critical infrastructure’ in 2023-24.