A quick look at this evening’s volatility.
Some price volatility in NSW and (especially) QLD region on Thursday 11th November 2021.
[CORRECTION – CLOSE TO] Second region to fall lower on Sunday 31st October 2021, in terms of Minimum Scheduled Demand, was the NSW region
Capping off a weekend of new low points for minimum demand in NSW, and NEM-wide (and some near misses elsewhere) this table sums up where the low points sit.
A quick look backwards, later in the afternoon, at the new ‘lowest ever’ point reached for demand in the NSW region.
A short note to recognise that the ‘low point record’ has been nudged lower on several fronts already (Sun 17th Oct) … and forecast to drop further still
Looks like AEMO will be announcing a new ‘lowest point’ for Operational Demand in NSW later, given what has happened on Monday 4th October 2021 (Labour Day holiday).
Sunday afternoon saw demand in NSW hit new historic lows for the second weekend in a row.
[POSTED AT ~13:00] On Sat 11th Sept 2021, the ‘Grid Demand’ in the NSW region has dropped to levels not seen for many, many years … especially when considering it is in the middle of the day!
A quick record of some morning volatility in QLD and NSW … both due to tight supply/demand balance with interconnectors constrained.
A short article that might be referred back to later following a spot price spike (in QLD and NSW), and what looks like demand response (in QLD).
Some brief notes about a morning price spike today in NSW (Wednesday 14th July 2021).
A snapshot of the start of price volatility in QLD and NSW on Monday 12th July 2021.
Now making it 5 out of the past 6 years, we return to the analysis of electricity (spot and futures) pricing patterns for Q2 periods across the NEM regions … and also in Western Australia. We see a number of ways in which Q2 2021 was ‘anything but boring’!
The volatility that has been with us for weeks now (particularly QLD and NSW), and the dramas unfolding at Callide power station, prompted me to have a broader look at the availability of black coal plant across QLD and NSW, and compare this to prior Q2 periods.
It was volatile this morning well past that’s become ‘normal’ and the volatility has returned (as I expected it would) this evening. Here’s the snapshot of the 17:20 dispatch interval from one of our NEMwatch v10 dashboards: As highlighted: 1) …
A short article noting volatility rolls into Thursday evening, 10th June 2021
A short note about the first of the volatility on Wednesday 9th June 2021.
A quick note on Tuesday evening, looking ahead to Thursday (10th June) with AEMO forecasting LOR2 in NSW with the cold snap, and enquiring about Generator Recall.
Evening spot price volatility has become a regular thing – here’s some of it for Thursday 3rd June 2021