A quick initial article on Saturday morning 21st Oct 2023 about a significant loss of load in the Townsville area early this morning following a trip of some transmission elements.
Last week the AEMO released a preliminary report into the trip of the South East – Tailem Bend 275 kV line that caused SA to be islanded from the rest of the NEM for over a week.
Yesterday’s note from ElectraNet prompted this initial summary of some of what we’ve seen happen with the SA islanding event over the last 12 days.
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.
An initial article with the islanding of the South Australian region on Saturday evening, 12th November 2022.
On Friday 28th October, the AEMO released its preliminary report into the storm damage to Liapootah – Palmerston 220 kV lines (loss of more than 500MW of load, and trip of Basslink and multiple generators)
Third article on what happened on Friday 14th October 2022 – sharing a photograph of the damaged transmission (thanks to TasNetworks for the photo, and Zeus for the weather) and outlining a number of different timescales that could be considered with respect to this event.
On Friday 14th October we saw a significant system event in Tasmania – with storms downing power links, leading to large (530MW) loss of load and trip of Basslink. In this article we take a first look at the sequence of events…
Recap of some transmission trips overnight in TAS … coincident with severe weather.