An updated look at the ‘MT PASA DUID Availability’ widget in ez2view shows another delay in returning Callide C3 to service.
Some key events in the NEM that carried long-term implications
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.
For a second portion of Q2 “elephant eating”, I’ll look in some detail at the dynamics of an early instance of spot price volatility in Queensland, because many drivers turn…
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.
An old adage runs that to eat an elephant, it’s best to proceed in small servings. With a very eventful Q2 in the NEM not yet finished, the number of…
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…
With expectations set last week that Callide B1 would be back online yesterday at minimum load, I’ve had a quick look and can’t see it yet…
A media release by EnergyAustralia this afternoon (Tue 15th June) about Yallourn mine flooding prompts an updated look on Wattclarity…
A short note on Tuesday morning to highlight that YWPS3 has re-joined YWPS1 back online.