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!Read More
Power system stress – with record demand and insufficient supply in New Zealand on Monday 9th August 2021
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.