A quick initial article on Saturday morning 21st Oct 2023 about a significant loss of load in the Townsville area early this morning following a trip of some transmission elements.
loss of load
On Friday 28th October, the AEMO released its preliminary report into the storm damage to Liapootah – Palmerston 220 kV lines (loss of more than 500MW of load, and trip of Basslink and multiple generators)
On Friday 14th October we saw a significant system event in Tasmania – with storms downing power links, leading to large (530MW) loss of load and trip of Basslink. In this article we take a first look at the sequence of events…
Some quick notes of a sizeable loss of load in Tasmania and a volatility situation that is ongoing as I hit ‘publish’ at 11:50 NEM time.