A short article about the AER’s publication (on 1st July 2022) of some updated information to help Semi-Scheduled generators understand their obligations.Read More
A short article about the rule change proposed by Alinta Energy to raise the APC … quite topical given Q2 2022.
Geoff Bongers, Nathan Bongers and Andy Boston have prepared this guest authored article following on from their recently published paper about the characterisation and mitigation of renewable droughts in the NEM.
Broader discussions about the ‘2022 Energy Crisis’, and the specific discussion this afternoon for the EUAA Electricity Committee prompted us to publish (in full) Key Observation #5 of 22 of our GenInsights21 report here today.
Wednesday 8th June 2022 saw bust-boom-bust supply-demand balance, with yo-yo pricing resulting. Very topical, given discussions in various parts about a capacity market.
AEMO Market Notice 96853 raises some questions about the rest of Winter 2022 … but also about the broader energy transition.
A brief note in the lead-up to a deeper dive into GenInsights21 for AEC Members next week, on Tuesday 26th April 2022.
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)
With ‘Minimum Demand’ plunging across mainland regions, AEMO initiates new Market Notices relating to Rooftop PV
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.