A short article about this evening’s market volatility in the QLD region on Monday 16th May 2022
A quick look at the supply-demand balance for the QLD on Tuesday evening 8th March 2022 … where it became very, very tight for a period of time (hence very low IRPM).
We’re down to 485MW of spare capacity in the QLD region … at any price. Hold onto your hats!
A quick record of some morning volatility in QLD and NSW … both due to tight supply/demand balance with interconnectors constrained.
Some brief notes about a morning price spike today in NSW (Wednesday 14th July 2021).
A short note about the start of the evening price spikes on Tuesday 6th July 2021 (these are ongoing, at the time this was posted).
Quick notes about the winter evening peak in demand on Monday 5th July 2021
A short article marking (yet) another volatile evening in the NEM in this ‘elephant’ of a Q2 2021… now with some added challenges for gas-fired generation.
A short note about the first of the volatility on Wednesday 9th June 2021.
Evening spot price volatility has become a regular thing – here’s some of it for Thursday 3rd June 2021
A number of things happened late today – with the trip of DDPS1 (only declare credible contingency earlier in the day) giving more impetus to spot price volatility in the QLD and NSW regions already facing tight supply/demand following the Callide catastrophe and LOR1 in NSW.
On Friday evening (28th May) and again this evening (Sun 30th May) my phone buzzed plenty of times – due to price volatility, and also alerting on low IRPM (enabled with Callide units offline, and low wind harvest at peak demand time).
A short post, prior to further analysis next week, to notify readers that Reserve Trader has been dispatched today.
Some snapshots from NEMwatch recording a day where NEM-wide demand breached 33,000MW and prices spiked above $1000/MWh in VIC and SA