Answering a reader question (about the current outage at Millmerran unit 2) with some pictures in an article on WattClarity.
Millmerran Power Station
Following Tuesday’s article about 7 coal units due for return to service soon, 3 are back and 1 more on the way.
A short article about some coal quality issues at Millmerran Power Station flowing out of this year’s La Nina rain event.
A very brief look at the first significant price spike in QLD on Tuesday 2nd February 2022.
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
At 23:05 on Saturday 9th March AEMO advised that the Millmerran power station units 1 and 2 tripped simultaneously at 22:07 (58 minutes prior) – for reasons still unknown.
Here’s how we saw it unfold at real time.