A quick update today, following news yesterday from CS Energy about a 17-day delay to the expected return to service of Callide C3, following repairs to the collapsed cooling tower.Read More
2021 – 25th May – Callide Power Station Fire and Outage
A collection of articles discussing what happened at the Callide Power Station (both B and C) on the afternoon of Tuesday 25th May 2021, and the implications that flow from this…
AER announced today (and CS Energy confirmed) that a fine had been issued, and paid, for ‘allegedly operating a generating system without regulatory approval’ – with respect to the Callide C units on 24th May 2021 (i.e. the day before the explosion – but I believe unrelated to the explosion).
A quick article, following a social media update by CS Energy on the repair process for the cooling towers at Callide C.
A quick note on WattClarity to tie in an update (earlier this month) from CS Energy on the rebuild of the cooling tower for Callide C3 and C4.
Also today, we saw an AER notice about fines paid by Stanwell Corporation related to what happened after Callide C4 exploded on 25th May 2021
More updates recently about the Callide C power station. Looks like we’ll be waiting a while longer for the (delayed again) return to service…
AFR and the Australian (and elsewhere?) there are reports of the co-owner of Callide C (with CS Energy) being placed in voluntary administration.
A short article today noting the additional delays in return-to-service expectations for both Callide C3 and C4.
News of the arrival of another high cost replacement component (generator stator) at Callide C4 prompts me to have an updated look … with a new feature in ez2view.
Yesterday (Wed 28th Dec) CS Energy informed the market of further delays in RTS for Callide C3 and C4 – today we take a quick look.
A quick note to echo the news from CS Energy that the replacement generator transformer is onsite.
Prompted by a few media questions (on a day when all 4 units were offline together for about 3 hours), have taken a quick look at the status of the four units on the Callide Power Station site.
Spurred by the extended outage at Kogan Creek, we also take a quick look at current expectations for Callide C4.
With GenInsights21 released two weeks ago (and only yesterday all pre-orders and orders processed and invoices provided, as noted here) I’m catching up on a number of different things – actions I promised for clients, and also what’s been happening…
This morning (Fri 8th Oct) the AEMO has released its Incident Report into what happened on 25th May 2021, starting with problems at Callide C4.
An updated look at return-to-service expectation for the damaged Callide C4 unit.
Hydrogen explosion in South Africa (at Eskom’s Medupi unit) will inevitably draw comparisons to the explosion at Callide C4 on 25th May 2021. Use caution in following those links!
A short article marking return to service for the Callide C3 unit, which has been offline since 25th May 2021.
Callide C3 within 8 hours of return to service early Sunday morning 25th July 2021 … but rebid and pushed back further!
Another quick look at the latest date that is visible for Callide C3, and when it’s expected to Return To Service.
With the prior expectation being we’d see Callide C3 return today (Friday 23rd July), we can’t see any output at this point.