With ez2view v220.127.116.11 released yesterday (Tue 30th Sept 2023) with enhancements to ‘Generator Outages’ we take the opportunity of some questions about Kogan Creek Power Station to have a look at the usefulness, and possible additional tweaks to make, to this software widget.
Kogan Creek power station
On Friday 29th September 2023 we look back at Kogan Creek via ‘Bids & Offers’ in ez2view over 20 days to see what’s visible, in terms of any impact of the current Industrial Action
Yesterday (Tue 26th Sept 2023) we saw Kogan Creek drop offline for a few hours – and were asked if this was related to industrial action. Here, with the benefit of ‘next day public’ data, we take a first look.
A second quick article about the reported commencement of industrial action at Kogan Creek Power Station in QLD today (Thu 21st Sept 2023).
The print version of the AFR today talks about possible industrial action at Kogan Creek power station – prompting us to take a quick look at current Availability projections.
It does not happen often, so when receiving 4 different ‘coal unit off’ alerts within 24 hours, we thought we would take a look …
CS Energy’s Kogan Creek restarted on the morning of Tuesday 20th December 2022.
One of many articles in the AFR this week flagged an extension of major outage on Kogan Creek Power Station. In this article we take a quick initial look.
Here’s one example of the steps being taken by AEMO (which would ordinarily be considered as not advisable) to match supply and demand in the NEM (and particularly the QLD region) with Administered Pricing at play.
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.
It’s now seven months since the SCADA outage on Sunday 24th January 2021 – and we’re finally able to complete and publish this (quite long) article exploring some of the implications for units on the LHS of the ‘Q>>NIL_CLWU_RGLC’ constraint equation
A short note about return to service of Kogan Creek power station early this morning.
Guest author, Nick Bartels, compares calendar year results from GSD2020 to those in the earlier GSD2019 to explore how some thermal units in QLD and SA are changing operating patterns as part of the energy transition
Today (Wed 13th Jan 2021) a high temperature alert published by AEMO for the Dalby area in southern QLD prompted a quick look at what the GSD2020 shows, in terms of high-temperature limitations of plant around the Dalby area.
Following on from Tuesday’s main article (summarising results across 105,120 dispatch intervals through 2019 for ‘all Coal’ and ‘all Wind’ groupings), this is the first of 4 x Case Studies that look at each of the extremes in outcome. This one is the dispatch interval featuring the greatest over-performance, collectively, across all coal units through 2019.
A follow-on to my earlier article of a couple weeks ago, looking at another instance where a team effort was required to counter a drop in system frequency following the loss of generation at a large power station (this time the single unit Kogan Creek power station – the largest single unit in the NEM).