A quick post about some evening volatility in VIC and SA
Prices have subsided somewhat at the time of publication, but here’s a record of some volatility earlier this evening in South Australia.
A release from the AER states that SA’s Minister for Energy and Mining has triggered the RRO (and hence MLO) in South Australia for Q1 2026.
A short note about AEMO’s MN104622 … with a high temperature warning for Port Augusta for 26th December 2022.
Close to $31.5M of revenue was generated in the FCAS markets in SA over the seven days that the region was frequency separated from the rest of the NEM. This follow-on from Allan O’Neil’s earlier article investigates this final figure.
Administered Pricing has ended for FCAS in SA after roughly 12 days.
James Martin from SwitchDin, provides an overview of the state of distributed energy management, and how it relates to last week’s events in SA.
On Saturday evening 19th November 2022 the Heywood interconnector returned to service following temporary repairs to the tower damaged on Saturday 12th November.
A short article to record the curtailment of rooftop PV underway in South Australia on Saturday 19th November 2022.
In this article we explore the impacts on wind power generation as the storms passed through, in the leadup to the transmission line trip at 16:39 (NEM time, reflected in the market by the 16:45 interval) on 12 November 2022.
Rounding out the working week, there’s *currently* no forecast for curtailment of rooftop PV in SA on Friday 18th Nov (but clarifying it did happen on Monday 14th Nov 2022).
With low wind production in South Australia on Thursday 17th November, limited import capability and curtailment of rooftop PV, the price has spiked on Thursday afternoon
Once again this week we see (today, Thursday 17th November 2022) the AEMO taking action to curtail rooftop PV in South Australia to keep the system stable whilst islanded.
Same as yesterday, today (Wed 16th Nov 2022) sees curtailment of distributed PV occurring in South Australia.
A quick look at rooftop solar PV forecasts after ElectraNet’s chief executive warns about overproduction of distributed energy generation later in the week.
Ant Sharwood of Weatherzone provides some insights into the intensity of last weekend’s thunderstorms in South Australia, which had severe impacts on the state’s transmission network.
On Tuesday 15th November 2022 we see curtailment of distributed PV has been underway since this morning.
Fifth article for Monday 14th November 2022 … taking a quick initial look at the sequence of events immediately around the islanding in South Australia on Saturday 12th November 2022.
Guest author, Allan O’Neil, contributes his first article with respect to the islanding event in South Australia of November 2022 (in this article taking a look at FCAS market outcomes in South Australia).
6th article today, with some hints that AEMO and SA Power Networks are facing challenges in controlling the South Australian grid on Sunday 13th November 2022, after the islanding.