Another quick article today – this to record the rare use of coal in the UK on a cold evening with insufficient other supply.Read More
All’s been quiet in the Australian National Electricity Market … which is not the same as the situation in North America, where extreme cold has stretched supplies across a large swathe of the country and storms have disrupted supply to more than a million people.
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!
Following a tight supply-demand balance in New Zealand on a winter Monday evening 9th August 2021, leading to unserved energy, here’s a quick review of what information I could find.
Watching what’s unfolded in Texas over the past 24 hours has been rather disconcerting … but also prompted questions about the broader energy transition. Here are some thoughts.
Some brief data gathering and analysis, primarily because I could not resist the exploration, of what might have happened with the load shedding in the electricity grid across England, Wales and Scotland on Friday last week.
Some very preliminary information (based on an internet search) about factors that might have contributed to the blackout in Argentina and neighbouring parts of South America this week.