After many years in a row, we return (in the midst of the ‘2022 Energy Crisis’) to review the pricing patterns in the NEM and the WEM for Q2 2022.
high electricity prices
Tristan Edis of Green Energy Markets explains his thoughts on what has caused the evolving energy crisis and what state and federal governments could do in response.
Guest author David Leitch examines the effects of recent rain and how it has disrupted coal production along the east coast.
A very quick summary of market volatility touching all regions across Monday 30th May 2022 … but particularly in the evening.
Prompted by a tweet from Dylan McConnell, here’s a trended look at price and volume for baseload ASX Energy futures contracts for Q3 2022 (and the picture’s not pretty).
A short note to coincide with AER publication of Default Market Offer (DMO) for the 2022-23 financial year.
A short article about the release of the Default Offer from the Essential Services Commission for Victoria for the 2022-23 financial year.
Electricity prices are up this morning across the mainland, with one of the main contributors being high spot gas prices.
Now making it 5 out of the past 6 years, we return to the analysis of electricity (spot and futures) pricing patterns for Q2 periods across the NEM regions … and also in Western Australia. We see a number of ways in which Q2 2021 was ‘anything but boring’!
Spurred by a number of concurrent requests I’ve returned to the pattern of prior analysis of Q2 prices (completed in 2016, 2017 and 2018) to look at what’s changed for Q2 2020 that’s just ended. Some stakeholders clearly taken by surprise. Analysis includes the SWIS in Western Australia
Our various dashboard views of the NEM (NEMwatch, ez2view and deSide) have been showing what’s seemed like increasing numbers of zero and negative prices in the NEM recently – particularly in QLD. Coupled with this we’ve seen various commentary on social media. Hence we took a more statistical look at what’s actually been changing…
Some brief analysis of today’s price volatility seen in the South Australian region of the NEM
A starting list of all the factors I would like to delve into, in order to perform an objective review of what happened last Thursday and Friday in Victoria and South Australia
Here’s a chronological record of key aspects of government involvement in the generation sector within Queensland.
A starting list of factors that I’d look further into, if I was sucked into the “rabbit hole” of assessing all of the contributing factors leading to the Remarkable Prices seen in Q2 2016 – and which could continue into the future.