A brief note in the lead-up to a deeper dive into GenInsights21 for AEC Members next week, on Tuesday 26th April 2022.Read More
On Thursday 17th March, Jonathon Dyson presented at the CEC Wind Industry Forum in Melbourne about the increasing role of auto-bidding and self-forecasting in the modern-day NEM. In this article, he shares some of the key points from that presentation.
A summary of the media references we’ve spotted since we released our GenInsights21 report in mid-December.
AEMO recently imposed additional dispatch obligations on six non-scheduled wind farms in South Australia. We take a look at what this means in practice.
As a first article on WattClarity following Origin’s ‘Notice of Closure’ announcement about the future of Eraring Power Station, here’s some statistical data (from the upcoming GSD2021) to help with the broader conversation.
Over the past 2 weekends in February (in particular) we have noticed AEMO’s file creation time for ‘P5MIN’ files has increased significantly (and this has caused challenges for Participants). We take an updated look.
It’s Wednesday 15th December 2021 and we have released GenInsights21 (a deep dive exploration, asking what history can tell us of the challenges and requirements of the accelerating energy transition).
A short note about the release, earlier this week, by the AEMO of the ‘Initial Roadmap’ in the NEM Engineering Framework.
Another set of ‘file creation’ data for the P5 Predispatch prepared by one of our team yesterday (Monday 15th November) suggests the file creation latency issues we highlighted in August are ongoing.
The AEMC recently published a draft determination on Primary Frequency Response – proposing it remain mandatory, and to introduce big changes to the causer-pays process, including payments for good performance.
Ron Brakels of SolarQuotes examines recent changes that will put the CER in charge of accreditation, which he explains is aimed at “kicking crap solar installers out of the industry”.
Today (Mon 27th Sept) we were alerted to this Virtual Information Session on Wednesday 29th September that some of our readers will be interested in (Enabling FCAS at Musselroe Wind Farm)
Just last Friday the AEMO notified stakeholders more broadly about their new Market Notice Framework about ‘Minimum System Load’ and/or ‘Distributed Photovoltaics (DPV) Contingency’ … prior to Sunday’s new lowest point for minimum demand in South Australia!
A brief weekend note about two initiatives commenced by AEMC on Thursday 19th August 2021 – both related to transmission development.
A short note from AEMO’s weekly newsletter – about power system oscillations in west Murray region (VIC/NSW)
Re-posted with update: In recent weeks we have noticed a trend towards increased latency in the creation of the ‘PUBLIC_P5MIN_*.csv’ files published by AEMO on MarketNet, and we wonder if you can help us understand why this is happening?
Some quick thoughts, spurred by Simon Hackett’s comment in relation to the fire at the Victorian Big Battery
On Thursday 30th July 2021 Origin Energy announced a large impairment on several different types of assets – its own generation portfolio, renewable PPAs, and gas purchase contracts. However the focus in the media sometimes did not include all three…
Coincident with the AEMC’s Final Determination yesterday (Thu 15th July) on FFR, there was also the Draft Determination published on Energy Storage Systems. Here are some (very) early thoughts…
A quick note following AEMC publication of final determination on Fast Frequency Response (FFR).