A short article Thursday evening 28th September 2023 with the battery back online and charging, after the fire.
‘Unit Dashboard’ widget
Yesterday (Tue 26th Sept 2023) we saw Kogan Creek drop offline for a few hours – and were asked if this was related to industrial action. Here, with the benefit of ‘next day public’ data, we take a first look.
It does not happen often, so when receiving 4 different ‘coal unit off’ alerts within 24 hours, we thought we would take a look …
Today (Tue 23rd May) is the go-live date for AEMO’s EMMS v5.2 – which will contain new data for some market enhancements. Here’s a quick look at where this first change will appear in ez2view, highlighting some considerations for Semi-Scheduled units and self-forecasting.
In Part 2 of this Case Study, we look at those 15 x Semi-Scheduled units highlighted with large deviations (mostly under-performance) at 17:05 on 27th October 2022 in order to understand more.
An article on RenewEconomy this week (about some analysis by analysts at ANU) coincided with our review of sequential drafts of the GSD2022, and prompted this article to have a look at some reported lost production at a number of solar farms across the NEM.
CS Energy’s Kogan Creek restarted on the morning of Tuesday 20th December 2022.
A detailed look at the ‘N::N_UTRV_2’ constraint equation (focusing specifically on the spike at 17:30 on Friday 28th October 2022), drawing heavily on the newly-released ‘Constraint Dashboard’ widget in ez2view.
Prompted by a few media questions (on a day when all 4 units were offline together for about 3 hours), have taken a quick look at the status of the four units on the Callide Power Station site.
A question on Twitter from Benny Beatts (about dispatch of Origin’s Eraring unit 2 on Monday 30th May) illustrates why price setting is not as simple as adding up bids that are dispatched.