Semi-Scheduled Generation

Elevated prices in SA on 4th June 2024

A brief run of high energy prices in SA on 4th June 2024 was observed in the evening. Energy prices as projected in the predispatch runs from earlier in the day had threatened to reach above $15000 but as time…

Renewable curtailment – forced and not quite so forced

Inspired by the recent article by Tristan Edis (who referenced the GSD2022 in analysis of curtailment of some wind and solar farms), Allan O’Neil follows on with more analysis of the two main types of curtailment. Allan differentiates these as ‘forced curtailment’ and ‘economic offloading’