Jonathon Dyson, Director of Greenview Strategic Consulting and co-developer of the Generator Statistical Digest 2019, uses insights from the GSD to illustrate the nuances of generation in the NEM as it goes through a major transition.
Loy Yang B
Guest author, David Leitch, in his first article here on WattClarity, walks through some of what first jumps out to him in his initial review of the Generator Statistical Digest 2019.
Yesterday I noted what appeared to be trips of two solar farms – Gannawarra and Karadoc – within a single dispatch interval and coincident with a period of volatile prices. Also yesterday, Dylan McConnell flagged a drop in output at the brown coal plant around the same time, with some questions. With the benefit of access to yesterday’s bids, today I have a look at the 5 power stations (pending a broader review next week by guest author, Allan O’Neil).
A brief look at the numbers with the temporary coal supply issue affecting Loy Yang A and Loy Yang B overnight
Putting another cat amongst the pigeons, energy sector unions at Loy Yang A have announced Industrial Action at the station over Christmas.