Yesterday, the NSW Government released both the Marsden Jacobs report (NSW Electricity Supply and Reliability Check Up) and the Government’s Response.
the ‘#coalfail’ meme
One observation about the 2023 ESOO is that EFOR (equivalent forced outage rate) for coal and large gas units is a large and growing challenge.
It does not happen often, so when receiving 4 different ‘coal unit off’ alerts within 24 hours, we thought we would take a look …
AFR and the Australian (and elsewhere?) there are reports of the co-owner of Callide C (with CS Energy) being placed in voluntary administration.
This second excerpt from GenInsights 2022 Q4 Update highlights some of what’s seen in terms of the performance of coal units.
Guest author, Allan O’Neil, takes the release of the GSD2022 as an opportunity to take a look at the past 10 years of performance of the four-unit Liddell Power Station (one unit closed in 2022 and three to close soon in 2023), contrasting against two other black coal-fired stations.
One of many articles in the AFR this week flagged an extension of major outage on Kogan Creek Power Station. In this article we take a quick initial look.
Prompted by last Friday’s publication of the AER’s ‘Wholesale Markets Quarterly’ for Q2 2021, here’s a tabulated summary of some of the contributing factors of spot price volatility (and hence high average prices) for the quarter – particularly for QLD and NSW.
A report released this week by Green Energy Markets and the IEEFA exploring the prospect of accelerated coal closures, has itself caused some ripples…
Following a week where several days saw price volatility in NSW (with this being so extreme that Reserve Trader was triggered on Thursday 17th December) we’ve taken a look at the comparative performance of coal units across the NEM (and particularly in NSW) compared to prior years.
Comments by the Brett Redman (CEO of AGL Energy) about the poor performance of Liddell Power Station, as reported in the media, prompted me to open up the Generator Statistical Digest 2019 to have a quick look.