Looking back at Tuesday 13th April 2021 – a day in which the ex-tropical cyclone Seroja in Western Australia caused some wobbles in rooftop solar PV output in South Australia.Read More
Autumn 2021 in the NEM
New all-time record Wind Output across the NEM last night (5,430MW at 23:55 on Tuesday 13th April 2021)
David Osmond’s question on Twitter prompted me to have a look at large wind production overnight.
Reminded by today’s spikes, here’s a quick look at a similar price spike that occurred yesterday (14:35 on Friday 9th April 2021 in the QLD region).
Three price spikes in the QLD region on Saturday 10th April 2021 help to remind us that how increasingly dependent we are on various machinations of the weather (including, on these occasions, cloud cover and solar output).
A short article this afternoon to link through to the Preliminary Report published by the AEMO, looking into what happened in South Australia last Friday (12th March 2021).
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…
In what’s become a fairly regular occurrence the past couple months, the price spiked in QLD for a single dispatch interval as the sun was setting.
A different type of market notice today (speaking of potential curtailment of embedded generation in South Australia) points to the future … accelerated by Heywood repairs in this instance.
A shorter article – thinking more about the future, prompted by one of the factors that contributed to the price volatility seen in South Australia on Friday 12th March 2021
Prices have (finally!) subsided, so here’s an initial review of what I can see about what happened in South Australia on Friday evening 12th March 2021. Apologies for mistakes (it’s rushed, there will be some)…
AEMO Market Notice 83206 today notifies the broader market of the rectification work on the Heywood transmission (damaged 13 months ago) to be conducted from Friday morning this week.
Two initial thoughts, following EnergyAustralia’s announcement that they will close Yallourn Power Station four years earlier than initially planned (mid-2028).