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.Read More
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).
Straight out of the pages of the FinReview and into spot price outcomes in the NEM on Sunday 11th July 2021!
Last week, the AEMO submitted a rule change request to the AEMC for a redevelopment of the ST PASA process (and data sets published – to facilitate what would be a great increase in market transparency).
More changes to retirement schedules in the market prompt me to power up the ‘MT PASA DUID Availability’ widget in ez2view once again…
Day-ahead demand forecasts will be integral to any future ‘Ahead Market’. We take a look at the current state and accuracy trend of demand forecasts made 24 hours ahead as part of the broader piece of work to feed into GenInsights21.
A few recent developments have prompted this article about Villain no8, a villain initially contemplated prior to my ‘forecast of sorts’ back at Clean Energy Summit in July 2017.
In this article we discuss the 1st of 3 Potential Tripwires that wholesale market participants and others will encounter from October 2021 … with Tripwire #1 coming from the implementation of Five Minute Settlement.
Which wind farms performed best in 2020? Marcelle extracts data from the GSD2020 to compare spot (and LGC) revenue, and FCAS cost performance, across wind farms in the NEM.
Just under 3 weeks ago (on 22nd April 2021) the AEMC published a draft determination that would establish ‘Fast Frequency Response’ as an additional (i.e. 9th and 10th) FCAS service in the NEM. We take a brief look.
Saw an update from the AER this evening pertaining to Liddell unit 3, and had a quick look with the power of the Generator Statistical Digest 2020.