2021 – 12th March – Fire at Torrens Substation, Barker trip and Price Spike

A number of articles written sequentially looking into various aspects of what happened in South Australia on the evening of Friday 12th March 2021.

Down 55% – but not out

Over 2,000 MW – or around 55% – of South Australia’s firm supply capacity was unavailable last Friday evening (March 12, 2021), along with virtually all of its large-scale renewable supply (a further 1,800 MW or so) but the lights…