A quick note about a forecast by AEMO of shortfall in system strength in NSW region for Tuesday 14th November 2023.
A quick record of a new ‘lowest ever’ point for Market Demand in NSW on Sunday 8th October 2023
A quick record of ‘equal hottest September day on record’ for Sydney … and its impact on electricity demand
Yesterday, the NSW Government released both the Marsden Jacobs report (NSW Electricity Supply and Reliability Check Up) and the Government’s Response.
Spot price volatility was experienced in Queensland and New South Wales on 4th September 2023.
Also in the past week, news media (claiming to have sighted some of the ‘Electricity Supply and Reliability Check Up’ from MJA with respect to Eraring Power Station) report the potential extension of service.
A quick report on some market volatility in QLD and NSW on Wednesday 21st June 2023.
For several reasons we take a look at a transmission outage in southern NSW that contributed to some volatility seen in QLD and NSW in the second half of May … and might also do in the second half of June 2023.
A quick look at some evening volatility in QLD and NSW on Monday 12th June 2023.
Continuing the recent run of volatility in QLD and NSW, another bout (albeit shorter) on Friday 26th May 2023.
A quick article to capture volatility in QLD and NSW on Wednesday evening 24th May 2023.
A short article to mark an evening burst of volatility in QLD and NSW, with VIC1-NSW1 again constrained.
A short article to record evening price volatility in NSW and QLD on Wednesday 17th May 2023
A very quick look at separate bouts of volatility on Monday 1st May 2023 – firstly in NSW and then later in South Australia.
As many know, Liddell Unit 1 is slated to close today (the last of the 4 units), Friday 28th April. Unfortunately coincident with that, AEMO is forecasting LOR2 low reserve condition for the middle of the afternoon tomorrow, Saturday 29th April 2023.
It’s Easter Sunday (9th April 2023) and it looks like NSW minimum demand has fallen further from the prior record set 6 months ago.
On 6th April 2023 the AEMO published this preliminary report into the brief market suspension that occurred in NSW on 17th March 2023.
Given the significance of the event (Reserve Trader almost triggered on Thursday 16th March – 34 days till the closure of Liddell Unit 4) we’re investing some time in exploring more detail of the event. This is Part 1.
A quick record of the start of volatility on Sunday evening 19th March 2023.
Looks like we’ve (sort of) dodged the Reserve Trader bullet on Thursday evening 16th March 2023 … but still poses plenty of questions.