A quick look at the current forecast for tight supply-demand balance on Thursday evening 2nd June 2022
A short look at the start of price volatility on Tuesday evening 31st May 2022
A very quick summary of market volatility touching all regions across Monday 30th May 2022 … but particularly in the evening.
AEMO’s Market Notice 96633 jumped off the page for us…
Following Tuesday evening’s fireworks, we take a first look at whether Wednesday evening might be a rerun.
A quick look at the supply-demand balance for the QLD on Tuesday evening 8th March 2022 … where it became very, very tight for a period of time (hence very low IRPM).
A quick look back at today (Tue 1st Feb) and look forward at tomorrow (Wed 2nd Feb).
We’re down to 485MW of spare capacity in the QLD region … at any price. Hold onto your hats!
Adding into the tight supply-demand dynamic, the coal-fired unit Tarong unit 2 tripped this afternoon.
The calls for restraint on energy use are an understandable step, given the very tight supply-demand balance.
The AEMO has activated/dispatched Reserve Trader for later this afternoon/evening in the QLD region – beginning at 17:00 NEM time
AEMO forecasts possible load shedding on Wednesday evening, 2nd February 2022
A short morning article, looking forwards to this evening’s forecast tight supply/demand balance (and possible load shedding) in the QLD region.
… and as a result of the forecast LOR3 tomorrow in QLD (Tue 1st Feb 2022), AEMO is commencing Reserve Trader negotiations.
AEMO now asking for ‘Generator Recall Information’ for generators in NSW with LOR2 conditions forecast on Tuesday … and forecast demand levels in QLD for Wednesday 2nd February up near the all-time maximum.
A couple SMS alerts to AEMO Market Notices speaking about ‘LOR3’ Low Reserve Condition warnings (i.e. controlled ‘load shedding’) spiked my interest, so I took a look on Thursday afternoon about what’s forecast for Wednesday next week (2nd February 2022) in Queensland…
A first quick look at an elevated price event in the QLD region on Monday 20th December 2021
A quick note about an actual LOR2 condition in the QLD region – Thursday 28th October 2021
Following a tight supply-demand balance in New Zealand on a winter Monday evening 9th August 2021, leading to unserved energy, here’s a quick review of what information I could find.
A quick record of some morning volatility in QLD and NSW … both due to tight supply/demand balance with interconnectors constrained.