Last Friday’s events took South Australia much closer to the brink of another Black System event than many seem to have realised
AEMO issues a Market Notice for a “High Impact Outage” – a term not used since 2012.
With high temperatures forecast for SA (hence higher demand) coinciding with low wind, social media references to “blackout” increase. Is this helpful?
Some thoughts by our guest author, about possible reasons why Engie did not bid full output of Pelican Point power station into AEMO on Wednesday 8th February (i.e. the time at which load shedding eventuated).
A look at the supply/demand fundamentals in South Australia and explaining why load shedding was initiated.
Deja-vu all over again in South Australia this evening, with load shedding invoked due to climbing (hot-weather fuelled) demand, and insufficient local generation supplies.
Hot weather in Adelaide and Melbourne driving an interesting outlook for Thursday
New Years Eve and New Years Day have provided 2 excellent examples of the “Duck Curve” in South Australia
Another LOR2 Market Notice issued for South Australia
After an AEMO notice of Low Reserve Condition this summer and next in the south, I had a quick look…
South Australia was electrically islanded from the eastern part of the NEM for a number of hours overnight. Here’s a quick (early morning) look at some of what happened.
Wind speeds up during the blackout of September 28th in South Australia
First attempt to try to piece together events leading up to the blackout in South Australia on Wed 28th September 2016
Power’s out across South Australia on the afternoon of Wednesday 28th September
Some thoughts about the possible uplift to Infigen Energy revenues, stemming from higher forward contract prices in the South Australian region of the NEM
AEMO issued a Market Notice this morning for an LOR2 “Low Reserve Condition” in South Australia. Here’s my sense of some of what’s happening.
Recording early days of electricity production at the Hornsdale Wind Farm
Some brief notes about a changed pricing pattern observed in Q2 2016
A quick post to mark the end of brown-coal fired generation in South Australia, with the closure of Northern Power Station
Our guest author, Mike Williams, has prepared a review of January and February 2016 in the South Australia – and what it would have meant for energy users with spot exposure, using Demand Response