Prompted by a LinkedIn update by Vedran Kovac (at Hydro Tasmania) we’ve taken a quick look at the supply mix in Tasmania during the current week.
A short article looking at changing patterns of hydro utilisation on the mainland – particularly with recent volatility.
An initial review of some (wholesale) supply-side factors contributing to the extreme price volatility (and Reserve Trader etc) that occurred in the first week of February 2022 in the QLD region of the NEM.
David Leitch of ITK Services examines the seasonal effects of Variable Renewable Energy (VRE) and some underlying challenges in this energy transition [this article is based on presentation at ‘Smart Energy Virtual’ on Wed 9th Sept 2020]
A quick article highlighting how the trend in aggregate number of unit starts, across the whole of the NEM, highlights the scale of one of the core underlying changes (and challenges) facing us in the NEM’s energy transition.
The start of some analysis that helps to identify the variety of factors that combined to give a shaky balance between supply and demand in NSW last week.
Some initial analysis of the interplay between wind and solar in Australia’s National Electricity Market
An article recently in one of the main papers about increased flows down the Snowy River prompted the question, internally, about how much the La Nina pattern of the past 24 months had impacted on production volumes from the hydro facilities around the NEM.