With the prior expectation being we’d see Callide C3 return today (Friday 23rd July), we can’t see any output at this point.Read More
Some key events in the NEM that carried long-term implications
Another slippage on return to service expectation for Callide C3 … now expected Friday 23rd July.
This morning we see that there’s been another slippage of expected return to service for Callide C3 – which will now have been offline over 8 weeks since the explosion at nearby Callide C4.
There’s been a 6-month delay in return to service expectation for the damaged Callide C4 unit.
End of the road looming – for Liddell, and also AGL’s Torrens B … and another day delay for Callide C3!
More changes to retirement schedules in the market prompt me to power up the ‘MT PASA DUID Availability’ widget in ez2view once again…
An updated look at the ‘MT PASA DUID Availability’ widget in ez2view shows another delay in returning Callide C3 to service.
A short record of gas prices being up at $20/GJ and above through a cold spell for winter, with other factors at work.
On Friday evening (2nd July 2021) Yallourn 4 returned to service
Now making it 5 out of the past 6 years, we return to the analysis of electricity (spot and futures) pricing patterns for Q2 periods across the NEM regions … and also in Western Australia. We see a number of ways in which Q2 2021 was ‘anything but boring’!
An updated view of the return to service schedule of Callide C3 and C4 … along with Yallourn unit 4.
Yallourn now has 3 units back online, with return-to-service (RTS) of Yallourn unit 2 on Sunday 27th June 2021.
Unit 3 at Yallourn Power Station came back online early this afternoon. Recent flooding at the power station’s adjoining mine has impacted it’s fuel supplies in recent weeks.
Callide B2 returned to service this morning after nearly a month of being offline, following the explosion and outage at the station in late May.
After taking a quick look at the Callide units, we’ve also used ez2view to have a quick look at the Yallourn units to see when they are scheduled to return.
A quick look this afternoon sees that the return to service for Callide B2 has been delayed a few days since I last looked during the week.
A series of questions about what’s happening at Newport Power Station prompted me to have a quick look…
Carl Daley of EnergyByte examines the ramifications of the Callide Power Station outage and discusses the big losers and winners from the situation.
A short note to follow up on the welcome return-to-service of Callide B1.
The volatility that has been with us for weeks now (particularly QLD and NSW), and the dramas unfolding at Callide power station, prompted me to have a broader look at the availability of black coal plant across QLD and NSW, and compare this to prior Q2 periods.
Late yesterday I noted how the situation at Yallourn was more complex than we had been initially thinking, so it was no surprise to see Yallourn unit 3 come back…