The publication by AGL Energy of the short note about the transformer incident (and injured worker) at Liddell unit 3 yesterday prompted me to have a quick look, following on from the volatility this week.
Third day in a row we see volatility in NSW (and QLD) … and this afternoon AEMO contracts, and then dispatches, Reserve Trader in NSW
This morning the AEMO have called for expressions of interest for the ‘Unscheduled Short-Notice RERT’ for summer 2020-21.
Guest author, Allan O’Neil tries to piece together further detail of what is intended with the apparent tightening of the Reliability Standard (which has sat at 0.002% USE for many years).
Today I managed to get about half-way (only!) through some analysis I wanted to do to ‘scratch that itch’ about what happened in the NSW Region on Thursday 23rd January – with LOR2 conditions necessitating RERT (Reserve Trader) in the NSW Region.
Not looking crash hot for the NSW region this afternoon…
All I have time to do today, looking into more detail of what happened today …. but note that the challenge is still unfolding.